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Thackeray : a writer's life

Author: Catherine Peters
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Born into gentlemanly affluence, William Thackeray's life was shattered by early separation from his mother. Unhappy at school and idle at Cambridge, he gambled away part of his fortune before he was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Makepeace Thackeray; W M Thackeray; William Makepeace Thackeray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Peters
ISBN: 0750923067 9780750923064
OCLC Number: 42621383
Notes: "First published, in 1987, under the title Thackeray's Universe: shifting worlds of imagination and reality, by Faber and Faber"--T.p. verso.
Description: xii, 292 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The passage from India; "the education of a gentleman" and the education of a writer; the idle apprentice; marriage; days of trouble; "Punch"; "Vanity Fair"; "Pendennis"; "Esmond" - the power of the past; new worlds for old; the toad under the harrow; "Vanitas vanitatum" - the end of the story.
Responsibility: Catherine Peters.

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