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David Copperfield: Book Report
Book Report on David Copperfield by Charles Dickens | Bartleby
A fter a particularly bleak year, millions in the English-speaking world and beyond will seek some comfort by watching a converted miser in a nightshirt, skipping about as light as a feather. So what might have been a polemic to harangue, instead became a story for which audiences hungered. Dickens set out to write his pamphlet-turned-book in spring , having just read government report on child labor in the United Kingdom. The report took the form of a compilation of interviews with children—compiled by a journalist friend of Dickens—that detailed their crushing labors. Dickens read the testimony of girls who sewed dresses for the expanding market of middle class consumers; they regularly worked 16 hours a day, six days a week, rooming—like Martha Cratchit—above the factory floor. He read of 8-year-old children who dragged coal carts through tiny subterranean passages over a standard hour workday.
Book Report on David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
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The book became Britain's first real publishing phenomenon, with bootleg copies, theatrical performances, Sam Weller joke books, and other merchandise. Published in 19 issues over 20 months, the success of The Pickwick Papers popularised serialised fiction and cliffhanger endings. Seymour's widow claimed that the idea for the novel was originally her husband's, but Dickens strenuously denied any specific input in his preface to the edition: "Mr Seymour never originated or suggested an incident, a phrase, or a word, to be found in the book. Dickens was working as a Parliamentary reporter and a roving journalist at age 24, and he had published a collection of sketches on London life as Sketches by Boz. There was to be a club, the members of which were to be sent on hunting and fishing expeditions into the country.