Introductory Materials


Anon. [Hannay, James.]​"Douglas Jerrold" [obituary]. The Atlantic Monthly. Vol. 1, No. 1 (2 November 1857): 1-12.

"Bibliography for Douglas Jerrold." The Online Books Page:

Davis, Paul. Charles Dickens A to Z. The Essential Reference to His Life and Work. New York: Checkmark and Facts On File, 1998.

Dickens, Charles. The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In. Illustrated by John Leech, Clarkson Stanfield, and Richard Doyle. London: Chapman and Hall, 1844.

Hughes, Kathryn. "The Nearly Man: Review of Douglas Jerrold: A Life (1803-1857) by Michael Slater. 351pp, Duckworth, £25​." The Guardian. 14 December 2002.​

Jerrold, Douglas. Black-Ey'd Susan; or, All in the Downs. (1829). Nineteenth Century Plays, ed. George Rowell. Oxford: Oxford U. P., 1972. Pp. 1-44.

Jerrold, Douglas. The Rent Day. (1832). British Plays of the Nineteenth Century, ed. J. O. Bailey. New York: Odyssey, 1966. Pp. 258-80.

Jerrold, Yvonne. "Barbie Handley's Life of Douglas William Jerrold."

Ley, J. W. T. Chapter 13, "Douglas Jerrold." The Dickens Circle: A Narrative of the Novelist's Friendships. New York: Dutton, 1919. Pp. 83-91.

Rowell, George. The Victorian Theatre 1792-1913, A Survey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956. Rpt. 1967.

Slater, Michael. Douglas Jerrold 1803-1857: The forgotten hero of literary London. London: Duckworth, 2003.

Slater, Michael. "Jerrold, Douglas William." The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens, ed. Paul Schlicke, Paul. Oxford and New York: Oxford U. P., 1999. P. 303.

Sutherland, John. "He Ate Peas with a Knife — Review of Douglas Jerrold: 1803-57 by Michael Slater." London Review of Books. ​Vol. 25, No. 7 (3 April 2003), pp. 30-31.

Sutherland, John. The Stanford Companion to Victorian Fiction. Stanford, Cal: Stanford U. P., 1989.

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