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Burlesques ...

William Makepeace Thackeray

Burlesques ...

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by Smith, Elder and Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith illustrations by the author, George Cruikshank, and H. Furniss.
SeriesWorks / William Makepeace Thackeray -- v.15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13698729M

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William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July - 24 December ) was a British novelist, writer and author of the 19th century. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English ray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, British India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September - 13 September Pages: United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement by Kurt B.

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The word derives from the Italian burlesco, which, in turn, is derived from the. Henry Louis Mencken (), known as "the Sage of Baltimore," was an immensely influential and controversial American editor, journalist, and critic.

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The Burlesques include such curious pieces as "Adventures of Major Gahagan", Rebecca and Rowena", "The History of the Next French Revolution", "Yellowplush Papers", "Fitzboodle Papers", and "The Bedford Row Conspiracy", amongst others.5/5().Editions for A Book of Burlesques: (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ).