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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subject Great Britain—Politics and Government
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Writing to Miss Burdett Coutts about his deep anxiety concerning the contemporary political scene (25 January 1855; Pilgrim, Vol. VII, pp. 510-513), Dickens tells her, referring to this article, 'I have fired off a small volley of red hot shot, in Household Words next week'.

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Author Frederick Bayle St. John
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
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Author Peter Cunningham
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Great Britain—History
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Author John Rae
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Arctic Regions; Arctic Regions—Description and Travel; Arctic Regions—Discovery and Exploration; Antarctica; Antarctica—Description and Travel; Antarctica—Discovery and Exploration
Explorers and Exploration; Wilderness Survival; Survival; Adventure and Adventurers
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
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Dr Rae's report, Sept. 1, 1854, to Hudson's Bay Co.

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Author Adelaide Anne Procter
Genre Poetry: Other i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Chip: Pulp

3/2/1855

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Author Unknown
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subject Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
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Obsolete Cookery

3/2/1855

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Author Eliza Lynn Linton
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—History
Great Britain—Social Life and Customs
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Based largely on Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook (1660).

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Advertisements

3/2/1855

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Genre Advertisement(s) i
Subjects Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Newspapers; Periodicals; Journalism
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Advertisement for the First Ten Volumes of Household Words
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Gaslight Fairies

10/2/1855

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Christmas; New Year; Holidays and Seasonal Celebrations
Popular Culture; Amusements
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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Dickens refers in paragraph 3 to the 'big heads' used in Victorian pantomime whereby many of the actors, especially the supers, wore gigantic grotesque heads of papier-mâche, originally used as 'transformation' devices (see G. Frow, 'Oh, Yes, It Is!': A History of Pantomime [1985], pp. 104-105).

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The Hill of Gold

10/2/1855

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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
France—Commerce
France—Description and Travel
France—Social Life and Customs
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Physical Sciences (Chemistry / Earth Sciences / Geography / Mathematics / Metallurgy / Physics)
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Miss [?] Kay
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
London (England)—Description and Travel
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Vampyres

10/2/1855

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Author Edmund Ollier
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Europe—History
Greece—History
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Myth; Legends; Epic Literature; Fables; Allegory; Folklore
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Mr. Pope's Friend

10/2/1855

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Author George Augustus Sala
Genres Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects France—Description and Travel
Friendship
Great Britain—History
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Theatre; Performing Arts; Performing; Dance; Playwriting; Circus
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Supposing [v]

10/2/1855

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Editorial i
Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Bureaucracy; Civil Service
Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Armed Forces; Militias
Great Britain—Politics and Government
War; Battles; Peace; Military History; Weapons; Soldiers
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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain—Politics and Government
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Author Edmund Saul Dixon
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
France—Description and Travel
France—Social Life and Customs
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
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Banoolah

17/2/1855

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Author Reverend James White
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Religion; Religion and Culture
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
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Author Frederick Bayle St. John
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Crimean War, 1853-1856
Europe, Eastern—Description and Travel; Europe, Central—Description and Travel
Russia—Description and Travel
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
Turkey—Description and Travel
World—History
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Based on Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah, Société Asiatique edition, Vol. II (1854).

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The Chinese Adam

17/2/1855

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Author William Charles Milne
Genre Prose: Snippet i
Subjects Asia—Social Life and Customs
Religion; Religion and Culture
World—History
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Author John Bate Cardale
Genre Prose: Letters; Correspondence i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Natural Sciences (Astronomy / Botany / Geology / Natural History / Oceanography / Paleontology / Zoology)
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