The Resource Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray, (electronic resource)

Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray, (electronic resource)

Label
Barry Lyndon
Title
Barry Lyndon
Statement of responsibility
William Makepeace Thackeray
Title variation
Luck of Barry Lyndon
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Barry Lyndon is one of the most lively and roguish characters in English literature. Following the death of an English officer, Barry flees his native Ireland and attempts to establish himself as one of England's aristocratic elite. Through backstabbing and scheming he reaches the level of society to which he always aspired. However, intent on criticizing the period's social order. But soon that success is soon followed by the hero's ultimate decline
Summary
Set in the second half of the eighteenth century, Barry Lyndon is the fictional autobiography of an adventurer and rogue whom the reader is led to distrust from the very beginning. Born into the petty Irish gentry, and outmanoeuvred in his first love-affair, a ruined Barry joins the British army. After service in Germany he deserts and after a brief spell as a spy, pursues the career of a gambler in the dissolute clubs and courts of Europe. In a determined effort to enter fashionable society he marries a titled heiress but finds he has met his match
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10227065
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1811-1863
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Thackeray, William Makepeace
Dewey number
823.3
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jonathan Keeble
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keeble, Jonathan
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Master and servant
  • Irish
  • Rogues and vagabonds
  • Gamblers
  • Household employees
  • England
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11104909
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781843797098
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11104909
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Barry Lyndon, William Makepeace Thackeray, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11104909
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843797098
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11104909
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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