EAN-139780030082801   EAN-13 barcode 9780030082801
Product NameVanity Fair (Barnes & Noble Classics)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
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Price New1.43 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Width1.84 inches    (convert)
Height8 inches    (convert)
Length5.19 inches    (convert)
Weight21.12 ounces    (convert)
AuthorWilliam Makepeace Thackeray
Page Count736
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Long DescriptionVanity Fair , by William Makepeace Thackeray , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars , Biographies of the authors , Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events , Footnotes and endnotes , Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work , Comments by other famous authors , Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations , Bibliographies for further reading , Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influencesbiographical, historical, and literaryto enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. I think I could be a good woman, if I had five thousand a year,” observes beautiful and clever Becky Sharp, one of the wickedestand most appealingwomen in all of literature. Becky is just one of the many fascinating figures that populate William Makepeace Thackeray ’s novel Vanity Fair , a wonderfully satirical panorama of upper-middle-class life and manners in London at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Scorned for her lack of money and breeding, Becky must use all her wit, charm and considerable sex appeal to escape her drab destiny as a governess. From London’s ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, including her lecherous employer, Sir Pitt, his rich sister, Miss Crawley, and Pitt’s dashing son, Rawdon, the first of Becky’s misguided sexual entanglements. Filled with hilarious dialogue and superb characterizations, Vanity Fair is a richly entertaining comedy that asks the reader, Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?” Features more than 100 illustrations drawn by Thackeray himself for the initial publication. Nicholas Dames is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and is the author of Amnesiac Selves: Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 18101870 , and other commentary on nineteenth-century British and French fiction.
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