Charles Dickens (International) assertion i(35 works by)
This international person is included in AustLit to identify a relationship with Australian literature.
Born: Established: 1812 ; Died: Ceased: 1870
Gender: Male
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  • The Sydney newspaper the Southern Queen carried a report in 1845 stating that Dickens was due to visit Australia 'not to make a mere passing visit for the sake of taking notes - but as a settler'.
  • A Van Diemen's Land edition of the Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, (the Pickwick Papers) was published by Henry Dowling in Launceston in 1838.

  • Charles Dickens is included in AustLit because he is the subject of Australian literary comment and creative writing. Some of his works and extracts from his works were published in Australian colonial newspapers and magazines in the nineteenth century.

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