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Although All the Year Round (1859-93) -- whose full title was All the Year Round. A Weekly Journal. Conducted by Charles Dickens. With Which is Incorporated “Household Words” --in many respects continued where Household Words (1850-59) left off, its emphasis on serial fiction by leading authors was a pronounced departure.

Introductory material

Some All the Year Round Authors

A sampling of the magazine's articles

Opening and contents pages of All the Year Round


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