Review of David Copperfield in The Rambler

There is as much difference between Mr. Dicken’s later books and his Sketches by Boz as between Wilkie’s pseudo-Spanish pictures and “The Blind Fiddler” or “The Rabbit on the Wall.” He has become the most mannered of popular writers; and though his popularity, that is, the sale of his new works, increases rather than diminishes, we suspect that his readers are of a lower class than in the days of Pickwick and Oliver Twist.

View 1849 review of David Copperfield in the Rambler.

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