Jefferson Brick

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Jefferson Brick is a fictional war correspondent of The New York Rowdy Journal in Charles Dickens's novel Martin Chuzzlewit. He is a caricature of youthful, raucous journalism which Dickens had experienced when visiting America in 1842, such as the New York Herald of the real-life Gordon Bennett.[1][2]


  1. ^ Goodheart, Adam (20 February 1998), "Sleaze Journalism? It's an Old Story", The New York Times 
  2. ^ T.A. Jackson (1937), Charles Dickens: The Progress of a Radical, p. 111