The English humourists ; Charity and humour ; The four Georges
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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


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StatementW. M. Thackeray ; introduction by M. R. Ridley.
SeriesEverymans library
ContributionsRidley, M. R.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19675409M

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William Thackeray () began as a journalist and produced his first critique in , and his first novel in His association with Punch began in and articles continued until In he gave a series of lectures on 'The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century' in cities around England and later the USA/5. But The English Humourists is by far the most important “place” for this criticism in the literary department; and The Four Georges (with The Book of Snobs to some extent supplementing it) is the chief place for his criticism of society, personality, and the like. Moreover, both have been, and are, violently attacked by those who do not Author: William Makepeace Thackeray. the english humourists with charity and humour and the four georges Thackeray, William Makepeace (W.M.) Published by Everyman's Library (Dent/Dutton), GB (). Book/Printed Material The history of Henry Esmond, esq., written by himself; The English humourists of the eighteenth century; The four Georges; and Charity and humour, by William Makepeace Thackeray, with illustrations by George Du Maurier, F. Barnard, and Frank Dicksee, R. A.

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