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Thackeray, William Makepeace
(b. Calcutta, Aug. 12th, 1811; d. Kensington, Dec. 24th, 1863). Flore et Zephyr (London and Paris, 1836); The Paris Sketch Book (1840); The Second Funeral of Napoleon, and The Chronicle of the Drum (1841); The Irish Sketch Book (1843); Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo (1845); Vanity Fair (1847); Mrs. Perkinss Ball (1847); Our Street (1848); Dr. Birch and his Young Friends (1849); The History of Pendennis (184950); Rebecca and Rowena (1850); The Kickleburys on the Rhine (1851); Esmond (1852); The Newcomes (1855); and The Virginians (1857); besides the following, contributed to The Cornhill Magazine, Frasers Magazine, and Punch:The Hoggarty Diamond, Catherine, Barry Lyndon, Jeamess Diary, The Book of Snobs, Roundabout Papers, Lovel the Widower, The Adventures of Philip, Denis Duval, and Novels by Eminent Hands. See also his lectures on The Four Georges, The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century, and The Orphan of Pimlico. For Biography, see
Thackerayana (1875); Thackeray, the Humorist and Man of Letters (1864); Trollopes Thackeray (1879); and a Selection from his Letters which appeared in Scribners Magazine in 1887, and was afterwards published in volume form. For Criticism, see Roscoes Essays, Seniors Essays on Fiction, Hannays Characters and Sketches, and Studies on Thackeray, etc.