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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Publication date January 1, 1998
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781853260193
ISBN-10 1853260193
Dimensions 1.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Availability§ Apply Direct
Original list price $5.99
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: With an Introduction and Notes by Owen Knowles, University of Hull Thackeray's upper-class Regency world is a noisy and jostling commercial fairground, predominantly driven by acquisitive greed and soulless materialism, in which the narrator himself plays a brilliantly versatile role as a serio-comic observer. Although subtitled 'A Novel without a Hero', Vanity Fair follows the fortunes of two contrasting but inter-linked lives: through the retiring Amelia Sedley and the brilliant Becky Sharp, Thackeray examines the position of women in an intensely exploitative male world.

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