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Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863), novelist

Peter Shillingsburg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863), novelist

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Ancestry and early life | Early education | Years in Cambridge and Germany | Seeking a career | Apprenticeship and marriage | Barry Lyndon | Major novels and relations with publishers | Family life | Literary relations | Later works and final years | Posthumous reputation

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