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Man In!

21/1/1860

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Author Charles Allston Collins
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Prose: Report i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
London (England)—Description and Travel
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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The Golden Year

21/1/1860

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Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subject Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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Author Thomas Adolphus Trollope
Genre Prose: History i
Subjects Italy—History—General
Italy—Politics and Government
Italy—Social Life and Customs
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Religion—Christianity—General
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Attribution: The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. by Graham Storey, Kathleen Tillotson and others, Pilgrim Edition, 12 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965-2002), IX, p. 185. 

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Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Great Britain—History
Law; Lawyers; Justice; Courts; Trials
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
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Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: History i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Europe—History
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Religion—Christianity—General
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Author John Hollingshead
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Food; Cooking; Gastronomy; Alcohol; Bars (Drinking Establishments); Restaurants; Dinners and Dining
Great Britain—Commerce
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
London (England)—Description and Travel
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Ethics; Morals; Moral Development; Moral Education; Philosophy; Values
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Great Britain—Politics and Government
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Author Thomas Adolphus Trollope
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: History i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Italy—History—General
Italy—Politics and Government
Italy—Social Life and Customs
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Religion—Christianity—General
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Attribution: The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. by Graham Storey, Kathleen Tillotson and others, Pilgrim Edition, 12 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965-2002), IX, p. 185.

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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Report i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Great Britain—Commerce
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
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Split in two and retitled 'His General Line of Business' and 'The Shipwreck' in collected editions of the series 

On 29 December 1859 Dickens travelled to the village of Llanalgo in Anglesey, to inspect the site of the wreck of the 'Royal Charter', a full-rigged iron liner en route to Liverpool from Melbourne with 498 passengers on board and £800,000 in gold specie and bullion. After a good passage as far as Holyhead, the ship met fearsome gales and was driven off course, and sank on the night of 26 October 1859, holed by rocks in Muffa Redwharf bay. Only 39 of those on board survived. Later reports have suggested that the Captain's judgement was impaired by heavy drinking on the leg from Queenstown to Holyhead (see Jack Shaw, 'The Wreck of the "Royal Charter", 1859', The Dickensian, Vol. 3 [1907], pp. 185–86). By the time of Dickens's visit, numerous factual accounts had already appeared in the newspapers, along with graphic depictions of the disaster (e.g. in The Illustrated London News, 29 Oct 1859, p. 413; 5 Nov 1859, pp. 447-48).

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My Boys

28/1/1860

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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Cross-genre i
Prose: Essay i
Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Sports; Games; Leisure; Pleasure; Hunting; Horse Racing; Gambling; Duelling
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Author (George) Walter Thornbury
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Mediterranean Region—Description and Travel
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
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Author (George) Walter Thornbury
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Mediterranean Region—Description and Travel
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Church of England
Religion—Christianity—General
Religion—Christianity—Orthodox Eastern Church
Religion—Islam
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
Turkey—Description and Travel
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One Trace Left

4/2/1860

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Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subject Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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Author John Hollingshead
Subjects Great Britain—Commerce
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
National Characteristics; Nationalism
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Author Thomas Adolphus Trollope
Genre Prose: History i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Italy—History—General
Italy—Politics and Government
Marriage; Courtship; Love; Sex
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—Catholic Church
Religion—Christianity—General
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Attribution: The Letters of Charles Dickens, ed. by Graham Storey, Kathleen Tillotson and others, Pilgrim Edition, 12 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965-2002), IX, p. 185.

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Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Civilization—Classical
Europe—History
Great Britain—History
Inventors; Inventions
World—History
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Author Wilkie Collins
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Architecture; Building; Housing; Property; Landlord and Tenant;
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Gender Identity; Women; Men; Femininity; Masculinity
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Psychology; Psychiatry; Mental Health; Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
Attachments: 0 · Links: 0 · Hits: 369

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Author (George) Walter Thornbury
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Europe—Commerce
Mediterranean Region—Description and Travel
Race; Racism; Ethnicity; Anthropology; Ethnography
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