Sketches by Boz Summary

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Essays & Analysis (5)

6,672 words, approx. 23 pages
In the following essay, Browning depicts Sketches by Boz as a realistic account of early Victorian England. Writing To John Forster from Lausanne in 1846, Dickens declared that he found it difficult t... Read more
3,738 words, approx. 13 pages
In the following essay, the critic presents extracts of original reviews of Sketches by Boz. The Centenary of Pickwick is likely to overshadow another very important centenary in the life of Dickens, ... Read more
2,196 words, approx. 8 pages
In the essay below, American educator Boll examines how the stories in Sketches by Boz anticipate the themes and characters of Dickens's later novels. We gain something worth while when, to our... Read more
2,391 words, approx. 8 pages
In the essay below, Holme praises Dickens's descriptive writing style in Sketches by Boz. One evening in the autumn of 1832 the manuscript of a fictional sketch entitled 'A Sunday out of... Read more
2,489 words, approx. 9 pages
In the essay below, English scholar and critic Cox traces the humor in Sketches by Boz, finding that the characters depicted represent for Dickens "the comic situation of man in the universe. &... Read more