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Are Nicholas's sentiments on playwrights those of his creator?

In chapter 48 of Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens expresses quite strong views on writers of plays adapted from books: 'Shot beyond him [Shakespear], I mean,' resumed Nicholas, 'in quite another ...
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Use of 'Genius' in Nicholas Nickleby?

In Nicholas Nickleby, people use the word "genius" to describe people they don't even know and in such a way that I do not believe it has the same meaning as we now use it with. For instance, Mr ...
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