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Thackeray, William Makepeace

Overview
Works: 76 works in 198 publications in 2 languages and 1,500 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Humor  Fictional autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator
Classifications: PR5616, 823.914
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Most widely held works by William Makepeace Thackeray
The Christmas books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

23 editions published between 1847 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories by William Makepeace Thackeray includes: ""Mrs. Perkins's Ball"", ""Our Street"", ""Dr. Birch and his Young Friends"", ""The Kickleburys on the Rhine"", ""The Rose and the Ring; or, The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo""
Denis Duval by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

20 editions published between 1863 and 1904 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thackeray's unfinished last novel (1864) promised to be one of the great novelist's best. In this sprawling 18th-century romance, Denis strives to follow his uncle's illustrious career in the British navy. But his grandfather, head of a band of smugglers, has other plans soon embroiling Denis in a highway robbery
The history of Pendennis. His fortunes and misfortunes, his friends and his greatest enemy by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

14 editions published between 1849 and 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

13 editions published between 1849 and 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Pendennis, romantic and weak, is always doing something irresponsible like falling in love with unsuitable women or spending too much money. Fortunately for him, his relatives bail him out, until he does mature!
Memoirs of a Victorian gentleman, William Makepeace Thackeray by Margaret Forster( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity fair by Diane Mowat( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley leave school, their feet are set on very different paths. Kind, foolish Amelia returns to her comfortable home and wealthy family, to await a suitable marriage, while Becky must look out for herself, earning her own living in a hard world. But Becky is neither kind nor foolish, and with her quick brain and keen eye for a chance, her fortunes soon rise, while Amelia's fall. Greed, ambition, loyalty, folly, wisdom ... Thackeray's famous novel gives us a witty and satirical picture of English society during the Napoleonic wars."--Back cover
The adventures of Philip on his way through the world : showing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by to which is prefixed A shabby genteel story by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 1908 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Pendennis, his fortunes and misfortunes, his friends and his greatest enemy by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published between 1849 and 1850 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from Vanity fair by Rosemary Border( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burlesques by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

3 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellanies : prose and verse by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second funeral of Napoleon by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interesting book about the re-burial of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris. Thackeray penned it using Michael Angelo Titmarch as his nom-de-plum. Composed of three letters, this book is not only significant for its historical content but also throws light on the political scenario of the time. Riveting
Little Travels and Roadside Sketches by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

5 editions published between 1840 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though William Makepeace Thackeray eventually gained fame for picaresque and satirical novels such as Vanity Fair and The Luck of Barry Lyndon, he was also a prolific travel writer and essayist. This collection presents an array of Thackeray's most beloved travel essays and observations
Wolves and the Lamb by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

5 editions published between 1854 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair (1847), a panoramic portrait of English society. Thackeray began as a satirist and parodist, with a sneaking fondness for roguish upstarts like Becky Sharp in Vanity Fair, Barry Lyndon in Barry Lyndon (1844) and Catherine in Catherine (1839). In his earliest works, writing under such pseudonyms as Charles James Yellowplush, Michael Angelo Titmarsh and George Savage Fitz-Boodle, he tended towards the savage in his attacks on high society, military
The fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

You have been fool enough, sir, says the Doctor, looking very stern, ""to let this boy impose on you as a lord; and knave enough to charge him double the value of the article you sold him. Take back the boots, sir I won't pay a penny of your bill; nor can you get a penny. As for you, sir, you miserable swindler and cheat, I shall not flog you as I did before, but I shall send you home
 
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Vanity fair
Alternative Names
Gahagan, Goliah, 1811-1863

Thackeray, William, 1811-1863

Yellowplush, Charles Fitzroy, 1811-1863

Languages
English (102)

German (4)

Covers
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