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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)

Autor de La Feria De Las Vanidades

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William Makepeace Thackeray was born in Calcutta, India, where his father was in service to the East India Company. After the death of his father in 1816, he was sent to England to attend school. Upon reaching college age, Thackeray attended Trinity College, Cambridge, but he left before completing mostrar más his degree. Instead, he devoted his time to traveling and journalism. Generally considered the most effective satirist and humorist of the mid-nineteenth century, Thackeray moved from humorous journalism to successful fiction with a facility that was partially the result of a genial fictional persona and a graceful, relaxed style. At his best, he held up a mirror to Victorian manners and morals, gently satirizing, with a tone of sophisticated acceptance, the inevitable failure of the individual and of society. He took up the popular fictional situation of the young person of talent who must make his way in the world and dramatized it with satiric directness in The Luck of Barry Lyndon (1844), with the highest fictional skill and appreciation of complexities inherent within the satiric vision in his masterpiece, Vanity Fair (1847), and with a great subtlety of point of view and background in his one historical novel, Henry Esmond (1852). Vanity Fair, a complex interweaving in a vast historical panorama of a large number of characters, derives its title from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and attempts to invert for satirical purposes, the traditional Christian image of the City of God. Vanity Fair, the corrupt City of Man, remains Thackeray's most appreciated and widely read novel. It contrasts the lives of two boarding-school friends, Becky Sharp and Amelia Smedley. Constantly attuned to the demands of incidental journalism and his sense of professionalism in his relationship with his public, Thackeray wrote entertaining sketches and children's stories and published his humorous lectures on eighteenth-century life and literature. His own fiction shows the influence of his dedication to such eighteenth-century models as Henry Fielding, particularly in his satire, which accepts human nature rather than condemns it and takes quite seriously the applicability of the true English gentleman as a model for moral behavior. Thackeray requested that no authorized biography of him should ever be written, but members of his family did write about him, and these accounts were subsequently published. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Nota de desambiguación:

(eng) W. M. Thackeray also wrote as Charles James Yellowplush, Michael Angelo Titmarsh, George Savage Fitz-Boodle, The Fat Contributor, and Ikey Solomons.

Créditos de la imagen: Frontispiece to Works of Wiliam Makepiece Thackeray Vol. 6 (1898) "From a Drawing by Samuel Lawrence"


Obras de William Makepeace Thackeray

La Feria De Las Vanidades (1848) — Autor; Ilustrador, algunas ediciones14,879 copias, 192 reseñas
The History of Henry Esmond (1852) 1,381 copias, 14 reseñas
Las aventuras de Barry Lyndon (1844) 995 copias, 15 reseñas
The History of Pendennis (1848) 472 copias, 1 reseña
The Rose & the Ring (1854) 433 copias, 9 reseñas
The Newcomes (1855) 402 copias, 2 reseñas
The Virginians (1857) 258 copias, 1 reseña
Vanity Fair [Norton Critical Editions] (1994) 165 copias, 2 reseñas
The Christmas Books (1868) 121 copias, 1 reseña
The Paris Sketch Book (1997) 112 copias, 1 reseña
Rebecca and Rowena (1850) 68 copias, 4 reseñas
The Adventures of Philip (1862) 64 copias
100 Eternal Masterpieces of Literature - volume 1 (2017) — Contribuidor — 61 copias
Roundabout Papers (2000) 52 copias
The Irish Sketch Book (1985) 50 copias, 1 reseña
Burlesques (2011) 50 copias
The Four Georges (2002) 40 copias
Catherine: A Story (1999) 36 copias, 2 reseñas
Vanity Fair [Penguin Readers] (1955) 34 copias, 4 reseñas
A Shabby Genteel Story (1971) 30 copias
The Virginians (1/2) (1972) 28 copias
Essays, Reviews, Etc. (1906) 26 copias
El viudo Lovel (1982) 24 copias, 1 reseña
The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman (1969) 22 copias, 1 reseña
The Newcomes (2/2) (1855) 22 copias
The Newcomes (1/2) (1855) — Autor — 21 copias
The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan (1855) 20 copias, 1 reseña
A little dinner at Timmins's (1848) 20 copias, 1 reseña
The Virginians (2/2) (1911) — Autor — 19 copias
The Yellowplush Papers (2003) 19 copias, 1 reseña
Humoristische Erzählungen und Skizzen (1987) — Autor — 11 copias
Sketches and Travels in London (1989) — Autor — 11 copias
Vanity Fair (2/2) / Lovel the Widower (1881) — Autor — 11 copias
[unidentified works] (1990) 10 copias, 1 reseña
Denis Duval (2004) 10 copias
Fåfängans marknad. D. 1 (2018) 10 copias
The Adventures of Philip (1/2) — Autor — 9 copias
Fåfängans marknad. D. 2 (2019) 9 copias
Ballads (2009) 8 copias
Miscellanies (1890) 8 copias
A Legend of the Rhine (2004) 8 copias
The Fitz-Boodle Papers (2014) 8 copias
The Adventures of Philip (2/2) — Autor — 8 copias
Ballads and Songs (2010) 7 copias
The Wolves and the Lamb (2014) 7 copias
The Second Funeral of Napoleon (2008) — Autor — 7 copias
The Paris Sketch Book / The Irish Sketch Book (2016) — Autor — 7 copias
George Cruikshank (2017) 6 copias
The Thackeray alphabet (1929) 6 copias
The Fatal Boots (2015) 6 copias
Mrs. Perkins's Ball (2015) 6 copias, 1 reseña
The mahogany tree (2010) 6 copias
Our Street 5 copias
The Virginians (3/3) (2008) 5 copias
Thackeray, Pocket University Volume 1 Part 1. (1924) — Autor — 5 copias
Little Masterpieces (1901) — Autor — 5 copias
The Newcomes (1/3) — Autor — 4 copias
Reading a Poem (1911) — Autor — 4 copias
The Newcomes (3/3) (1925) — Autor — 4 copias
Vanity Fair [AudioGo] (2009) 4 copias
The Chronicle of the Drum (2012) 4 copias
Barry Lyndon / Denis Duval (1889) — Autor — 4 copias
Pendennis, Vol. 1 only (2015) 3 copias
UNA CENA EN CASA DE LOS TIMMINS (2016) 3 copias, 1 reseña
Erzählungen (1985) 3 copias
The History of Pendennis (1/3) — Autor — 3 copias
Literary Essays 2 copias
Sketch Books Etc. (1899) 2 copias
The Story of Mary Ancel (2009) 2 copias
letters to an american family (2007) — Autor — 2 copias
A Story 2 copias
Christmas Books / Great Hoggarty Diamond (1883) — Autor — 2 copias
Catalina (2014) 2 copias
Novela inglesa (1982) 1 copia
Works 1 copia
Sketch Books 1 copia
The Jungle 1 copia
Juvenilia 1 copia
Denis Duval 1 copia
Christmas Books, Etc. (2013) 1 copia
A Book for Christmas Reading — Autor — 1 copia
Feine Gesellschaft — Autor — 1 copia
Pendennis Siles Marner (1910) 1 copia
Some Roundabout Papers (1990) 1 copia
Fairy days 1 copia
Sultan Stork 1 copia
Kisregények 1 copia, 1 reseña
Pendennis története 1 copia, 1 reseña
Vanity Fair, Part 2 (2003) 1 copia
Vanity Fair 1 copia
Vanity Fair 1 copia
Vanity Fair Vol 1 (2019) 1 copia

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Conocimiento común

Otros nombres
Fitz-Boodle, George Savage (nom de plume)
Titmarsh, Michael Angelo (nom de plume)
Yellowplush, Charles James (nom de plume)
The Fat Contributor
Solomons, Ikey
Fecha de nacimiento
Fecha de fallecimiento
Lugar de sepultura
Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England, UK
Lugar de nacimiento
Calcutta, India
Lugar de fallecimiento
London, England, UK
Causa de fallecimiento
Lugares de residencia
Paris, France
Weimar, Germany
Charterhouse (Smithfield, London)
University of Cambridge (Trinity College)
Middle Temple, London
travel writer
Ritchie, Anne Thackeray (daughter)
Stephen, Leslie (son-in-law)
Biografía breve
William Makepeace Thackery was second only to Charles Dickens in stature as an author during the Victorian era. His humorous and satirical writings were much in demand by periodicals, including Punch, and he was a popular lecturer. Today he's best known for his novel Vanity Fair, which is required reading in most college English courses. He experienced tragedy in his personal life due to the long deterioration and mental illness of his wife Isabella.
Aviso de desambiguación
W. M. Thackeray also wrote as Charles James Yellowplush, Michael Angelo Titmarsh, George Savage Fitz-Boodle, The Fat Contributor, and Ikey Solomons.



December: Thackeray : Vanity Fair en Monthly Author Reads (Enero 2011)


En un mundo donde nada es lo que parece, dos mujeres tratan de encontrar su lugar. Amelia, dulce pero insustancial, consagra su vida al hombre que ama. Rebecca, atractiva y llena de talento, utiliza mil recursos para ascender en la escala social. En torno a ellas, y en una vitalista sucesión de intrigas, se arremolina una espléndida galería de personajes.
Natt90 | 191 reseñas más. | Jan 11, 2023 |
El protagonista, Félix, es desbancado como rey de Paflagonia por su tío Valeroso. La hija de éste, Angélica, es ofrecida entonces en matrimonio a Bulbo, príncipe del reino vecino. Félix, enamorado de Angélica, le regala un anillo que le da el poder de parecer guapa. Pero, tras una riña entre los pretendientes, Angélica se quita el anillo y se muestra como fea que es. Bulbo usa entonces otro objeto mágico, una rosa, que la hace parecer guapa de nuevo. Angélica queda definitivamente prendada de Bulbo y se casan.… (más)
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Natt90 | Nov 15, 2022 |
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