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Thackeray requested that no authorized biography of him should ever be written, but members of his family did write about him, and these accounts were subsequently published. Account Options Sign in. BoD — Books on Demand- Fiction – pages.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. BoD – Books on Demand Amazon. At his best, he held up a mirror to Victorian manners and morals, gently satirizing, with a tone of sophisticated acceptance, the inevitable failure of the individual and of society.


After the death of his father inhe was sent to England to attend school. Other editions – View all Jahrmarkt der Eitelkeiten: Vanity Fair, a complex interweaving in a vast historical panorama of a large number of characters, derives its title from John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress and attempts to invert for satirical purposes, the traditional Christian image of the City of God.

Vanity Fair, the corrupt City of Man, remains Thackeray’s most appreciated and widely read novel. It contrasts the lives of two boarding-school friends, Becky Sharp and Amelia Smedley.

Constantly attuned to the demands of incidental journalism and his sense of professionalism in his relationship with his public, Thackeray wrote entertaining sketches and children’s stories and published his humorous lectures on eighteenth-century life and literature.

Generally eitelkejt the most effective satirist and humorist of the mid-nineteenth century, Thackeray moved from humorous journalism to successful fiction with a facility that was partially the result of a genial fictional eitelekit and a graceful, relaxed style. His own fiction shows the influence of his dedication to such eighteenth-century models as Henry Fielding, particularly in his satire, which accepts human nature rather than condemns it and takes quite jahrmartk the applicability of the true English gentleman as a model for moral behavior.


Upon reaching college age, Thackeray attended Eitekleit College, Cambridge, but he left before completing his degree. He took up the popular fictional situation of the young person of talent who must make his way in the world and dramatized it with satiric directness in The Luck of Barry Lyndonwith the highest fictional skill and appreciation of complexities inherent within the satiric vision in his masterpiece, Vanity Fairand with a great subtlety of point of view and background in his one historical novel, Henry Esmond Instead, he devoted his time to traveling and journalism.

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