THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Sketches by Boz
By Charles Dickens

In this chapter from Vanishing Points: Dickens, Narrative, and the Subject of Omniscience, Audrey Jaffe examines the narrative persona the author adopts in the sketches.
An essay by Kébir Sandy exploring the presence of theatricality and the influence of popular entertainment on Dickens in this novel, as well as other early Dickens works such as The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, and Nicholas Nickleby.