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Stray Moments With Thackeray, His Humor, Satire And Characters Being Selections From His Writings, Prefaced With A Few Biographical Notes by William H. Rideing

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Literary Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10513251M
ISBN 100548095264
ISBN 109780548095263
OCLC/WorldCa178353344

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Unlike Austen, who portrays the limited world of Highbury, Thackeray fills his novel with people, places, and travel. Almost all his characters are individualized, no matter how briefly they appear. We know their attitudes, their values, their hypocrisies and pettiness, their class, their desires and feelings. A reading list for the best new books featuring Book reviews & excerpts from exceptional humorous or satirical books, with links to full book information. Humor & Satire. Total books found: Page 1 of 5. Select your view: Order books by: While the characters of Barn 8 are exceedingly compelling, the novel is fundamentally an ode to. Okay, raise your hand if you enjoy zany, satirical, laugh-your-ass-off-funny stories with a supernatural twist. Yeah, me too. And if that sort of writing grabs you, it’s likely you’ve heard of Christopher Moore, whose first novel, PRACTICAL DEMONKEEPING, went on to launch a career that earned him a loyal and rabid (no pun intended) readership. There are two kinds of satire: Horatian and Juvenalian, and Horatian satires are more often associated with humor than Juvenalian though the aim of both is .

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