The Resource Thackeray: : the Life of a Literary Man, (electronic resource)

Thackeray: : the Life of a Literary Man, (electronic resource)

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Thackeray: : the Life of a Literary Man
Title
Thackeray:
Title remainder
the Life of a Literary Man
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Language
eng
Summary
A rich and evocative portrait of one of the greatest authors of Victorian England Who was William Makepeace Thackeray? Was he the wealthy dilettante who came to London in the 1830s and squandered his fortune on newspapers? Was he the impoverished freelance author of the 1840s who scrapped for every penny he could get? Or was he the great writer who published Vanity Fair in 1847, skewering Victorian society and ensuring his literary legacy? Throughout the many phases of his life, Thackeray remained an enigma. He was friendly but standoffish, generous yet miserly, confident and utterly terrified of failure. A century and a half after Thackeray's death, D. J. Taylor has produced a biography that tackles the complexities of these contradictions and restores Thackeray to his place in the literary pantheon. His fortune lost by the time he was thirty, his personal life in constant torment, Thackeray's story is as dramatic as that of any of his characters. In Thackeray, the man can finally be seen in full
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Midwest
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Taylor, D. J
Dewey number
823.8
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace
  • Novelists, English
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Thackeray: : the Life of a Literary Man, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11554178
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11554178
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11554178
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Thackeray: : the Life of a Literary Man, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11554178
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11554178
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11554178
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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