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William Makepeace Thackeray was a nineteenth century English novelist who was most famous for his classic novel, Vanity Fair, a satirical portrait of English society. In his later work, Thackeray transitioned from the satirical tone for which he was known to a more traditional Victorian narrative, the most notable of which.
William Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. The author was also a journalist and columnist and contributed sketches for the Fraser's magazine before writing his first novel. Read this brief biography to find more on his life & timeline. By as early as 1940, Thackeray had gained popularity with the release of his two travel books The Paris Sketch Book and The Irish Sketch Book. Nevertheless, his most enduring success came in 1847, with the release of the novel Vanity Fair, which became his masterpiece and one of is best known works. The author died on 24 December 1863.
For other uses with the name Thackeray, see Thackeray (disambiguation). William Makepeace Thackeray. Even before Vanity Fair completed its serial run Thackeray had become a celebrity, sought after by the very lords and ladies whom he satirised. 1855 daguerreotype of William Makepeace Thackeray by Jesse Harrison Whitehurst (1819–1875).
William began writing as many articles as humanly possible and sending .
William began writing as many articles as humanly possible and sending them to any newspaper that would print them. This was a precarious sort of existence which would continue for most of the rest of his life. By the end of his career, Thackeray's disillusionment with contemporary culture seems to have deepened. In The Adventures of Philip (1862) the protagonist, Philip, is out of place in a world that does not accommodate his vision of masculinity. This trait is most savagely portrayed in the person of old Mr. Osborne who "whenever he met a great man he grovelled before him, and my -lorded him, as only a free-born Briton can do".
Of Mr. Foker's two grandfathers, the one from whom he inherited afortune was a brewer; the other was an earl, who endowed him . Foker's two grandfathers, the one from whom he inherited afortune was a brewer; the other was an earl, who endowed him with themost doting mother in the world. To hislatest day he sang with admirable pathos and humour those wonderfulIrish ballads which are so mirthful and so melancholy: and was alwaysthe first himself to cry at their pathos.
In his later youth, Thackeray went to Charterhouse School which he didn’t much care for, and would later parody, before heading to Cambridge where he first began to write poetry. He was not the most academically gifted or serious of students and left after two years, choosing instead to travel in Europe for a while. Although Thackeray received an inheritance when he reached twenty one, he lost most of it either gambling, investing poorly or living too much of the social high life.