William Makepeace Thackeray Summary

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Biographies (6)

18,217 words, approx. 61 pages
Biography EssayLike many of his fellow Victorian novelists, William Makepeace Thackeray is noted for his ability to create memorable characters—such as Major Gahagan, Charles Yellowplush, Becky ... Read more
1,353 words, approx. 5 pages
The British novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) created unrivaled panoramas of English upper-middle-class life, crowded with memorable characters displaying realistic mixtures of virtue, ... Read more
16,433 words, approx. 55 pages
Like many of his fellow Victorian novelists, William Makepeace Thackeray is noted for his ability to create memorable characters--like Major Gahagan, Charles Yellowplush, Becky Sharp, Major Pendennis,... Read more
4,916 words, approx. 17 pages
William Makepeace Thackeray is best known for his novel Vanity Fair, with its attack on pretension and hypocrisy and its intriguing character Becky Sharpe. A few of his other novels are still read--He... Read more
8,808 words, approx. 30 pages
William Makepeace Thackeray was, after Charles Dickens, the most celebrated British novelist of the nineteenth century. Today his reputation rests mostly on Vanity Fair (1847-1848) and has been eclips... Read more
4,842 words, approx. 17 pages
William Makepeace Thackeray's status as a writer, illustrator, and critic of children's literature is problematic. Throughout his career he adopted and parodied the genres most associated in his day w... Read more