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The Resource Vanity fair : a novel without a hero, William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey

Vanity fair : a novel without a hero, William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey

Label
Vanity fair : a novel without a hero
Title
Vanity fair
Title remainder
a novel without a hero
Statement of responsibility
William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the exploits of Becky Sharp, an unscrupulous young woman who is determined to achieve wealth and social success, and her sentimental companion, Amelia, who has fallen for a caddish soldier, in the classic novel set against the backdrop of English society in the early 1800s
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
007208
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1811-1863
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thackeray, William Makepeace
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR5618.A2
LC item number
C37 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1260
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carey, John
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics
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  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • British
  • Female friendship
  • Social classes
  • Married women
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel without a hero
Label
Vanity fair : a novel without a hero, William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxvi-xxxvii)
Contents
1. Chiswick Mall -- 2. In which Miss Sharp and Miss Sedley prepare to open the campaign -- 3. Rebecca is in presence of the enemy -- 4. The green silk purse -- 5. Dobbin of ours -- 6. Vauxhall -- 7. Crawley of Queen's Crawley -- 8. Private and confidential -- 9. Family portraits -- 10. Miss Sharp begins to make friends -- 11. Arcadian simplicity -- 12. Quite a sentimental chapter -- 13. Sentimental and otherwise -- 14. Miss Crawley at home -- 15. In which Rebecca's husband appears for a short time -- 16. The letter on the pincushion -- 17. How Captain Dobbin bought a piano -- 18. Who played on the piano Captain Dobbin bought? -- 19. Miss Crawley at nurse -- 20. In which Captain Dobbin acts as the messenger of hymen -- 21. A quarrel about an heiress -- 22. A marriage and part of a honeymoon -- 23. Captain Dobbin proceeds on his canvass -- 24. In which Mr Osborne takes down the family Bible -- 25. In which all the principal personages think fit to leave Brighton -- 26. Between London and Chatham -- 27. In which Amelia joins her regiment -- 28. In which Amelia invades the low countries -- 29. Brussels -- 30. 'The girl I left behind me' -- 31. In which Jos Sedley takes care of his sister -- 32. In which Jos takes flight, and the war is brought to a close -- 33. In which Miss Crawley's relations are very anxious about her -- 34. James Crawley's pipe is put out -- 35. Widow and mother -- 36. How to live well on nothing a year -- 37. The subject continued -- 38. A family in a very small way -- 39. A cynical chapter -- 40. In which Becky is recognized by the family -- 41. In which Becky revisits the halls of her ancestors -- 42. Which treats of the Osborne family -- 43. In which the reader has to double the cape -- 44. A roundabout chapter between London and Hampshire -- 45. Between Hampshire and London -- 46. Struggles and trials -- 47. Gaunt House -- 48. In which the reader is introduced to the very best of company -- 49. In which we enjoy three courses and a dessert -- 50. Contains a vulgar incident -- 51. In which a charade is acted which may or may not puzzle the reader -- 52. In which Lord Steyne shows himself in a most amiable light -- 53. A rescue and a catastrophe -- 54. Sunday after the battle -- 55. In which the same subject is pursued -- 56. Georgy is made a gentleman -- 57. Eothen -- 58. Our friend the major -- 59. The old piano -- 60. Returns to the genteel world -- 61. In which two lights are put out -- 62. Am Rhein -- 63. In which we meet an old acquaintance -- 64. A vagabond chapter -- 65. Full of business and pleasure -- 66. Amantium Irae -- 67. Which contains births, marriages, and deaths
Control code
ocm46908170
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xl, 866 p.
Isbn
9780141439839
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002278448
System control number
(OCoLC)46908170
Label
Vanity fair : a novel without a hero, William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxvi-xxxvii)
Contents
1. Chiswick Mall -- 2. In which Miss Sharp and Miss Sedley prepare to open the campaign -- 3. Rebecca is in presence of the enemy -- 4. The green silk purse -- 5. Dobbin of ours -- 6. Vauxhall -- 7. Crawley of Queen's Crawley -- 8. Private and confidential -- 9. Family portraits -- 10. Miss Sharp begins to make friends -- 11. Arcadian simplicity -- 12. Quite a sentimental chapter -- 13. Sentimental and otherwise -- 14. Miss Crawley at home -- 15. In which Rebecca's husband appears for a short time -- 16. The letter on the pincushion -- 17. How Captain Dobbin bought a piano -- 18. Who played on the piano Captain Dobbin bought? -- 19. Miss Crawley at nurse -- 20. In which Captain Dobbin acts as the messenger of hymen -- 21. A quarrel about an heiress -- 22. A marriage and part of a honeymoon -- 23. Captain Dobbin proceeds on his canvass -- 24. In which Mr Osborne takes down the family Bible -- 25. In which all the principal personages think fit to leave Brighton -- 26. Between London and Chatham -- 27. In which Amelia joins her regiment -- 28. In which Amelia invades the low countries -- 29. Brussels -- 30. 'The girl I left behind me' -- 31. In which Jos Sedley takes care of his sister -- 32. In which Jos takes flight, and the war is brought to a close -- 33. In which Miss Crawley's relations are very anxious about her -- 34. James Crawley's pipe is put out -- 35. Widow and mother -- 36. How to live well on nothing a year -- 37. The subject continued -- 38. A family in a very small way -- 39. A cynical chapter -- 40. In which Becky is recognized by the family -- 41. In which Becky revisits the halls of her ancestors -- 42. Which treats of the Osborne family -- 43. In which the reader has to double the cape -- 44. A roundabout chapter between London and Hampshire -- 45. Between Hampshire and London -- 46. Struggles and trials -- 47. Gaunt House -- 48. In which the reader is introduced to the very best of company -- 49. In which we enjoy three courses and a dessert -- 50. Contains a vulgar incident -- 51. In which a charade is acted which may or may not puzzle the reader -- 52. In which Lord Steyne shows himself in a most amiable light -- 53. A rescue and a catastrophe -- 54. Sunday after the battle -- 55. In which the same subject is pursued -- 56. Georgy is made a gentleman -- 57. Eothen -- 58. Our friend the major -- 59. The old piano -- 60. Returns to the genteel world -- 61. In which two lights are put out -- 62. Am Rhein -- 63. In which we meet an old acquaintance -- 64. A vagabond chapter -- 65. Full of business and pleasure -- 66. Amantium Irae -- 67. Which contains births, marriages, and deaths
Control code
ocm46908170
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xl, 866 p.
Isbn
9780141439839
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002278448
System control number
(OCoLC)46908170

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