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Author Frederick Knight Hunt
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subject United States—Politics and Government
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A Paper-Mill

31/8/1850

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Authors Charles Dickens
Mark Lemon
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Great Britain—Description and Travel
Great Britain—History
Manufacturing processes; Manufacturing; Factories; Factory Management; Industrial Waste
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Dickens probably wrote most of the following portions of 'A Paper-Mill': from the opening to 'I am rags' (p. 530); from 'Of my being made' (p. 531) to the conclusion.
Dickens seems also to have added touches to passages by Lemon. For example, he may have interpolated the 'tooth of time' sentence (probably echoed from Shakespeare), the Boiling Room figure of speech, and the Macbeth allusion (p. 530). In addition, he probably intensified some of the political asides; and he certainly dictated the strategy of the essay.
'A Paper-Mill' is a good example of a 'process' article (the term is Dickens'). Dickens felt that such pieces, while remaining faithful to ordinary reality - while recording, for example, the procedures followed in such mundane industrial processes as manufacturing paper, refining gold, or making glass - should at the same time transform those processes (and by extension the entire workaday world) into something rich and fanciful, a transformation that could help people survive in an iron age.

Harry Stone; © Bloomington and Indiana University Press, 1968. DJO gratefully acknowledges permission to reproduce this material.

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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Economics
Great Britain—Commerce
Great Britain—Politics and Government
Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
National Characteristics; Nationalism
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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An Emigrant Afloat

31/8/1850

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Author Alexander Mackay
Genre Prose: Travel-writing i
Subjects Canada—Description and Travel
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
Ships; Boats; Shipwrecks; Salvage; Merchant Marine; Sailors; Sailing; Submarines (Ships)
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Travel; Tourism; Hotels; Resorts; Seaside Resorts—Fiction; Passports;
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Authors Miss [?] Browne
Richard H. Horne
Genre Poetry: Lyric i
Subjects Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
Religion; Religion and Culture
Religion—Christianity—General
Weather; Meteorology; Climate; Seasons
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Author Harriet Martineau
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Medical care; Nursing; Hospitals; Hospital Care; Surgery; Medicine; Physicians
Railroads
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author Richard H. Horne
Genre Poetry: Elegy i
Subjects Animals; Domestic Animals; Pets; Working Animals; Birds; Insects
Death; Grief; Mourning; Mourning Customs in Literature; Funeral Rites and Ceremonies; Life Cycle, Human; Old Age; Mortality
Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
Nature; Nature (Aesthetics); Nature in Literature; Landscapes
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The Good Governor

31/8/1850

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Author Samuel Sidney
Genre Prose: Autobiography; Biography; Memoirs; Obituary; Anecdotes i
Subjects Agriculture; Fishing; Forestry; Gardening; Horticulture
Great Britain—Colonies—Administration
Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
Great Britain—History
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Author Frederick Knight Hunt
Genre Prose: Report i
Subjects Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
London (England)—Description and Travel
Poverty; Poor Laws—Great Britain; Workhouses—Great Britain
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Author Charles Knight
Genres Prose: Essay i
Prose: Leading Article i
Subjects Great Britain—Commerce
Work; Work and Family; Occupations; Professions; Wages
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: History i
Subject Money; Finance; Banking; Investments; Taxation; Insurance; Debt; Inheritance and Succession
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Author Henry Morley
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subjects Children; Childhood; Pregnancy; Childbirth; Child Rearing; Adoption; Child Labor
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Supernatural; Superstition; Spiritualism; Clairvoyance; Mesmerism; Ghosts; Fairies; Witches; Magic; Occultism
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Authors Miss [?] Cox
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Letters; Correspondence i
Subjects Australia—Description and Travel; New Zealand—Description and Travel
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Emigration; Immigration; Expatriation
Great Britain—Colonies—Description and Travel
Literature; Writing; Authorship; Reading; Books; Poetry; Storytelling; Letter Writing
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Authors Thomasina Ross
W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Digest; Review i
Subjects Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Europe—Social Conditions
Health; Diseases; Personal Injuries; Hygiene; Cleanliness—Fiction
Public Health; Sanitation; Water
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Johann Georg Kohl, Reisen in den Niederlanden (1850).

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Author John Critchley Prince
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subject Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
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Author Percival Leigh
Genre Prose: Short Fiction i
Subject Life Sciences (Physiology / Biology / Immunology / Medicine / Pharmacology / Anatomy / Ecology)
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Author Harriet Martineau
Genre Prose: Serial Fiction i
Subjects Family Life; Families; Domestic Relations; Sibling Relations; Kinship; Home;
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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The Singer

7/9/1850

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Author Dora Greenwell
Genre Poetry: Narrative i
Subject Music; Musical Instruments; Songs; Singing; Opera
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Author W[illiam] H[enry] Wills
Genre Prose: Essay i
Subjects Charity; Philanthropists; Philanthropists—Fiction; Benevolence
Education—Great Britain; Universities and Colleges; Schools
Great Britain—Social Conditions—Nineteenth Century
Social classes; Class distinctions; Aristocracy (Social Class); Aristocracy (Social Class)—Fiction; Middle Class; Working Class; Servants;
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Author Charles Dickens
Genres Prose: Leading Article i
Prose: Report i
Subjects Crime; Criminals; Punishment; Capital Punishment; Prisons; Penal Transportation; Penal Colonies
London (England)—Description and Travel
Police; Detectives; Mystery and Detective Stories; Mystery; Mystery Fiction; Forensic Sciences
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