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Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863), novelist

Peter Shillingsburg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27155
Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863), novelist


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

Reference Entry.  12001 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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