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The English humourists of the eighteenth century

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorists, English -- 18th century -- Biography,
  • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism

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    Statementby W.M. Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and explanatory and critical notes by William Lyon Phelps.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesEnglish readings
    ContributionsPhelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR935 .T5 1900
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 360 p. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6775209M
    LC Control Number00005166
    OCLC/WorldCa1814164

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Free shipping for many products. The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century collects a series of engaging lectures by W. Thackeray on Swift, Pope, Fielding, and others—offering a rare look at this classic author's views of his forbearers.

The lectures and the final essay Charity and Humour were written for an American audience (the latter published in Harper's Monthly Magazine in June ) and. In relating eighteenth-century English satire to satire in general, J. Browning states that the aim of satire was to reform the world through perceptive ridicule.

"The satirist saw what was wrong with the world; the reader reciprocated by agreement and amendment" (Browning 1). The best books published during the 18th century (January 1st, through December 31st ).

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for $ Home > Thackeray, William Makepeace > The English Humorists Can you guess which first edition cover the image above comes from?A useful book to get the gist of the English eighteenth century, especially if you have an interest in the poor, trade, and society (of course).

Wish it was more clearly divided into topics because the chapters are long and their titles are fairly ambiguous/5.