5 edition of Wit and opinions of Douglas Jerrold. found in the catalog.
|Statement||W. Kent & Co. (late D. Bogue)|
|Publishers||W. Kent & Co. (late D. Bogue)|
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|Pagination||xvi, 52 p. :|
|Number of Pages||53|
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Hindley, the brutal, degraded sot, strong in the desire to work all mischief, but impotent in his degradation; Linton Heathcliff, the miserable, drivelling coward, in wit and opinions of Douglas Jerrold. we see selfishness in its most abject form; and Heathcliff himself, the presiding evil genius of the piece, the tyrant father of an imbecile son, a creature in whom every evil passion seems to have reached a gigantic excess—form a group of deformities such as we wit and opinions of Douglas Jerrold.
rarely seen gathered together on the same canvas. The benefit performances of Jerrold's The Rent Day and Black-Ey'd Susan ran several nights with a lecture by Thackeray, day and night readings by Dickens, and then a lecture by and a subscription performance of The Frozen Deep at Tavistock House — entirely stage-managed by Dickens.
The loss of his first situation, through the bankruptcy of his master, obliged him to seek employment anew in the printing-office of one Mr. 's artwork for the first, May 1843, issue of The Illuminated Magazine He founded and edited for some time, with indifferent success, the Illuminated Magazine, Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, and Douglas Jerrold's Weekly Newspaper; and under his editorship from 1852, rose from almost nonentity to a circulation of 182,000.
Catherine the elder—wayward, impatient, impulsive—sacrifices herself and her lover to the pitiful ambition of becoming the wife of a gentleman of station.
Inconceivable as are the combinations of human degradation which are here to be found moving within the circle of a few miles, the vraisemblance is so admirably preserved; there is so much truth in what we may call the costumery not applying the word in its narrow acceptation —the general mounting of the entire piece—that we readily identify the scenes and personages of the fiction; and when we lay aside the book it is some time before we can persuade ourselves that we have held nothing more than imaginary intercourse with the ideal creations of the brain.
Douglas Jerrold 1803-1857: The forgotten hero of literary London. On the eighth day of June, surrounded by his family and his friends, preserving all his faculties to the last, passing away calmly, resignedly, affectionately, Douglas Jerrold closed his eyes on the world which it had been the long and noble purpose of his life to inform and to improve. In this publication appeared, among a host of shorter papers, the series called The Chronicles of Clovernook, which he himself always considered to be one of his happiest efforts, and which does indeed contain, in detached passages, some of the best things that ever fell from his pen.
He sat upon his saddle as though he grew there. Behramji Malabari sought help for his Indian reform projects in England, and subjected London to colonial scrutiny in the process. — Those who warn of a population explosion picture a world of too many people and not enough food—sort of like the average cocktail party. That was the real character of the man. The great peace was proclaimed, and the nations rested at last. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.
Such prosperity as we have used up to the present day is the consequence of rapidly spending the planet's irreplaceable capital. With that renowned play the most popular of all nautical dramas in his hand, Douglas left the Coburg to seek employment at the Surrey Theatre—then under the management of Mr.1842a collection of short papers and whimsical stories• He was without interest; and the peace virtually closed his professional prospects.
Douglas Jerrold, London: Duckworth 2002p. The world of ships and sailors amid which he lived at Sheerness, seems to have formed his first tastes and influenced his first longings.
As John Sutherland remarks in The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction, given Jerrold's brief formal education, "That he should in manhood have been intellectual and scholarly is one of the heroic feats of Victorian self-improvement" 332. ] Jerrold's Early Life In 1807, when Douglas Jerrold was just four, his father, the lessee of the little theatre of Wilsby, near Cranbrook in Kent, moved the family moved to Sheerness on the Medway in order to manage the local theatre.
Jerrold, who achieved great celebrity as a playwright, major contributor to Punch, and author of book-length comic fiction, barely remembered today.
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New York: Checkmark and Facts On File, 1998.