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Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863

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Works: 6,121 works in 21,842 publications in 15 languages and 199,121 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Records and correspondence  Political fiction 
Subject Headings: Novelists, English 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Attributed name, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Creator, Translator, Librettist, Former owner, Artist, Draftsman, Lyricist, Conceptor, aur
Classifications: PR5618, 823.8
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Publications by William Makepeace Thackeray
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Most widely held works by William Makepeace Thackeray
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
1,441 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 19,787 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the exploits of Becky Sharp, an unscrupulous young woman who is determined to achieve wealth and social success
The history of Henry Esmond a colonel in the service of her majesty Queen Anne by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
1,009 editions published between 1778 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 8,838 libraries worldwide
The history of man influential in colonial society
The Newcomes memoirs of a most respectable family by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
473 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,315 libraries worldwide
The Newcomes is a sprawling novel by English author William Makepeace Thackeray, who also penned the popular novel Vanity Fair. Considered by many critics to be Thackeray's finest work, The Newcomes follows the fortunes of several generations of the Newcome family, a nouveau riche clan that begins to mingle and intermarry with the British aristocracy. In particular, the novel focuses on the relationship between Colonel Newcome and his artistically inclined son, Clive
The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
548 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,890 libraries worldwide
The author of Vanity Fair focuses his attention on the American Revolutionary War in the sprawling epic The Virginians: A Tale of the Last Century. The novel follows the trials and tribulations of twin brothers George and Harry Warrington whose personal lives intrude on their decision to fight in the war effort
The history of Pendennis by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
585 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,581 libraries worldwide
Serialized from 1848-1850, The History of Pendennis is the coming-of-age story of Arthur Pendennis, a young country-born gentleman who travels to London to make his fortune. There, as Thackeray depicts with his customary satirical flair, he finds work as a journalist and is drawn into the machinations of his scheming uncle, Major Pendennis
The rose and the ring by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
265 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,078 libraries worldwide
Relates the misadventures that befell the court of Paflagonia when the Fairy Blackstick cast her magic spells
Catherine a story by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
68 editions published between 1839 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,827 libraries worldwide
Though he originally set out to depict criminals in as harshly accurate a light as possible, without the sentimentalization that he saw and disdained in Dickens' work, Thackeray's fictionalized account of the life of Catherine Hayes, an eighteenth-century woman who was burned at the stake for the murder of her husband, depicts the titular character in a somewhat more appealing and charming manner than the author intended. A must-read for fans of rollicking picaresque tales such as Moll Flanders
The memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
274 editions published between 1600 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,571 libraries worldwide
Born into the Irish gentry, outmanoeuvred in his first affair, spy and gambler, and married to a titled heiress who finally outwits him, Barry Lyndon is a fictional adventurer and rogue, whom the reader is lead to distrust from the very beginning
Men's wives by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
34 editions published between 1852 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,354 libraries worldwide
Contents: Men's Wives (The Ravenswing, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Berry, Dennis Haggarty's Wife); The Bedford Row Conspiracy; A little dinner at Timmins's; The history of Samuel Titmarsh and the great Hoggarty Diamond; The Memoirs of Mr. C.J. Yellowplush; and Character Sketches
The Bedford-Row conspiracy by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
17 editions published between 1840 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,217 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 Christmas Books of Mr M.A. Titmarsh by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
242 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in English and held by 2,068 libraries worldwide
During their lifetimes, Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray were engaged in a friendly competition of sorts to see who could gain the most stature and popularity as writers for the masses. Following in Dickens' footsteps, Thackeray began penning a series of heartwarming holiday-themed tales to be published in serial form, often under the pen name "Michael Angelo Titmarsh." Many of the most beloved tales from this series are collected in this volume
The history Of Samuel Titmarsh and the great Hoggarty diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
163 editions published between 1843 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,964 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 adventures of Philip : on his way through the world shewing who robbed him, who helped him, and who passed him by by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
411 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
The works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
245 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Conformada por 22 volumenes
The English humourists of the eighteenth century by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
146 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,436 libraries worldwide
In 1851 the English novelist and satirist William Makepeace Thackeray delivered a series of lectures in London on the great English humorists of the previous century (including Swift, Congreve, Pope, Hogarth, and Fielding), which he repeated over the next two years while touring the United States. The lectures were received with great acclaim and published in book form in 1853
Ballads by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
51 editions published between 1855 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,361 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
Roundabout papers by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
259 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 libraries worldwide
Roundabout Papers is a rich collection of columns that Thackerary wrote for Cornhill Magazine , a Victorian periodical and literary journal, and showcases his range of interests, thoughtful musings, and literary skills
The Newcomes by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
218 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
The Newcomes is Thackeray's most essentially 'Victorian' novel, generous in its proportions, sharp in its criticism of the moral convolutions of the age, and encyclopaedic in its reference. Set in the 1830s and 1840s, a period of rapid change and of political and economic development, the novel considers the fortunes and misfortunes of a 'most respectable' extended middle-class family. The action moves from London to Brighton, from England to France, from the political ambitions of an older generation in the industrial North to the painterly pretensions of a younger generation in Italy. At its
The book of snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
191 editions published between 1848 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
Thackeray originated the modern meaning of the word snob" in a series of essays for Punch magazine, the British humor periodical. Those essays are collected in this volume. With the organizational drive of a naturalist, Thackeray classifies the varied manifestations of snobbery in society many of which remain all too common today
The tremendous adventures of Major Gahagan by William Makepeace Thackeray( file )
20 editions published between 1838 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
As soon as I entered the tents a host of menials sprang forward, some to ease me of my armour, some to offer me refreshments, some with hookahs, attar of roses (in great quart bottles), and the thousand delicacies of Eastern life. I motioned them away. ""I will wear my armour,"" said I; ""I shall go forth to-night. Carry my duty to the princess, and say I grieve that to-night I have not the time to see her
 
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Alternative Names
Fitz-Boodle 1811-1863
Fitz-Boodle pseud
Gahagan, Goliah 1811-1863
Jeames 1811-1863
Makepeace Thackeray, William
Makepeace Thackeray, William 1811-1863
Pendennis, Arthur.
Pendennis Arthur 1811-1863
Pendennis, Arthur, pseud.
Sakkarē 1811-1863
Solomons Ikey 1811-1863
Solomons, Ikey, pseud.
Tackeray, William Makepeace
Taqeray, Wîllîam M. 1811-1863
Tʻekerei, Uiliam 1811-1863
Tekeri, Uiliam Meĭkpiĭs 1811-1863
Tekerijs, Viljams Meikpīss 1811-1863
Tekkereï, Uil'iam 1811-1863
Tekkereĭ, Uilʹi︠a︡m Meĭkpis 1811-1863
Tekkereĭ, V. 1811-1863
Tekkereĭ, V. (Vilʹi︠a︡m), 1811-1863
Tekkereĭ, Vilʹi︠a︡m Meĭkpis 1811-1863
Tèkkerèj.
Tekkerej, Uil'âm Mejkpis.
Tekkerej, Uil'jam 1811-1863
Tekkerej, Uil'jam Mejkpis 1811-1863
Tekkerej, Vil'âm.
Tekkerej, Vil'jam.
Thackeray.
Thackeray, M. W. 1811-1863
Thackeray, W.
Thackeray, W. M.
Thackeray, W. M. 1811-1863
Thackeray, W. M. (William Makepeace), 1811-1863
Thackeray, William.
Thackeray William 1811-1863
Thackeray, William M.
Thackeray, William M. 1811-1863
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Thackeray, William Makepeace 1811-1863
Thackery, William 1811-1863
Titmarsh, M. A. 1811-1863
Titmarsh, M. A., Mr.
Titmarsh, M. A., pseud.
Titmarsh, Michael A. 1811-1863
Titmarsh, Michael Angelo.
Titmarsh Michael Angelo 1811-1863
Titmarsh, Michael Angelo, pseud.
Wagstaff Theophile 1811-1863
Wagstaff, Theophile, pseud.
Wagstaffe, Theophile 1811-1863
William Makepeace Thackeray
Yellowplush, Charles Fitzroy 1811-1863
Yellowplush, Charles James 1811-1863
Yellowpush Charles 1811-1863
Yellowpush, Charles, pseud.
Теккерей, Вильям Мейкпис 1811-1863
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис 1811-1863
תקרי, ויליאם מייקפיס
תקרי, וילים מקפיס 1811-1863
ثاكري، وليم ماكس، 1811-1863
وليم ميكبيس ثاكري، 1811-1863
ويليام م. ثاكري، 1811-1863
サッカリー
サッカレー, ウィリアム・M
サッカレイ
サッカレエ, W. M
梯玛许, 1811-1863
萨克来, 1811-1863
萨克雷, 1811-1863
Languages
English (6,830)
German (45)
French (39)
Dutch (11)
Danish (7)
Italian (6)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (2)
Turkish (2)
Romanian (2)
Russian (2)
Czech (2)
Swedish (1)
Polish (1)
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