The Works Of William Makepeace Thackeray Denis Duval Lovel The Widower And Other Stories
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Denis Duval, Lovel the Widower and Other stories is a collection of stories by William Makepeace Thackeray. Among the various stories, Denis Duval (1864) portrays the main characters love for the beautiful Agnes de Saverne. Lovel the Widower (1860) depicts the life, marriage, and sorrows of a wealthy gentleman, Mr. Fred Lovel. The volume also contains The Bedford-Row Conspiracy, A Little Dinner at Timminss, and The Fatal Boots.
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Sadly, Thackeray is seldom read nowadays. Except for 'Vanity Fair', he is mostly unknown and yet many of his contemporaries rated him as highly as Dickens. This comprehensive eBook aims to reveal the true genius of this master storyteller, featuring the complete works, with beautiful illustrations and special bonus texts. (Version 4) * illustrated with hundreds of images, relating to Thackeray’s life and works * annotated with concise introductions to the novels and other texts * images of how the monthly serials first appeared, giving your eReader a taste of the original Victorian texts * ALL 12 novels, many with their original illustrations * even includes the rare unfinished novel ‘A Shabby Genteel Story’ * also includes the rare novels ‘Lovel the Widower’, ‘Adventures of Philip’ and the unfinished novel ‘Denis Duval’ * ALL of the short stories and novellas, with excellent formatting * even INCLUDES Thackeray’s poetry, essays and Punch articles * ALL of the travel writing and sketches, with many illustrations * includes Trollope’s biography of Thackeray * scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * master table of contents to allow easy navigation around Thackeray’s immense oeuvre. * includes Thackeray’s Collected Letters from 1847-1855 Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS The Novels CATHERINE A SHABBY GENTEEL STORY THE LUCK OF BARRY LYNDON VANITY FAIR THE HISTORY OF PENDENNIS MEN’S WIVES THE HISTORY OF HENRY ESMOND, ESQ. THE NEWCOMES THE VIRGINIANS THE ADVENTURES OF PHILIP LOVEL THE WIDOWER DENIS DUVAL The Shorter Fiction ELIZABETH BROWNRIGGE SULTAN STORK LITTLE SPITZ THE PROFESSOR MISS LÖWE THE YELLOWPLUSH PAPERS THE TREMENDOUS ADVENTURES OF MAJOR GAHAGAN THE FATAL BOOTS COX’S DIARY THE BEDFORD-ROW CONSPIRACY THE HISTORY OF SAMUEL TITMARSH AND THE GREAT HOGGARTY DIAMOND THE FITZ-BOODLE PAPERS THE DIARY OF C. JEAMES DE LA PLUCHE, ESQ. WITH HIS LETTERS A LEGEND OF THE RHINE A LITTLE DINNER AT TIMMINS’S REBECCA AND ROWENA BLUEBEARD’S GHOST The Christmas Books MRS. PERKINS’S BALL OUR STREET DOCTOR BIRCH AND HIS YOUNG FRIENDS THE KICKLEBURYS ON THE RHINE THE ROSE AND THE RING The Sketches and Satires CONTRIBUTIONS TO “THE SNOB” FLORE ET ZEPHYR THE IRISH SKETCH BOOK THE BOOK OF SNOBS ROUNDABOUT PAPERS SOME ROUNDABOUT PAPERS DICKENS IN FRANCE CHARACTER SKETCHES SKETCHES AND TRAVELS IN LONDON MR. BROWN’S LETTERS THE PROSER MISCELLANIES The Play THE WOLVES AND THE LAMB The Poetry LIST OF THE COMPLETE POETRY The Travel Writing NOTES OF A JOURNEY FROM CORNHILL TO GRAND CAIRO THE PARIS SKETCH BOOK LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHES The Non-Fiction NOVELS BY EMINENT HANDS THE HISTORY OF THE NEXT FRENCH REVOLUTION THE SECOND FUNERAL OF NAPOLEON GEORGE CRUIKSHANK JOHN LEECH’S PICTURES OF LIFE AND CHARACTER THE ENGLISH HUMOURISTS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY THE FOUR GEORGES CRITICAL REVIEWS A LECTURE ON “CHARITY AND HUMOUR” VARIOUS ESSAYS, LETTERS, SKETCHES, ETC. THE HISTORY OF DIONYSIUS DIDDLER. CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUNCH MISS TICKLETOBY’S LECTURES ON ENGLISH HISTORY PAPERS BY THE FAT CONTRIBUTOR MISCELLANEOUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO “PUNCH” “SPEC” AND “PROSER” PAPERS A PLAN FOR A PRIZE NOVEL The Letters A COLLECTION OF LETTERS 1847-1855 The Biography THACKERAY BY ANTHONY TROLLOPE In Memoriam W. M. Thackeray by Charles Dickens Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles
This edition of the Works contains all of Thackeray's known works intended for publication, including the novels, travel books, serial and separate contributions to various periodicals, texts of lectures, and the play The Wolves and the Lamb. The contents of the volumes are: Volume 1 (275 pp.): Critical introduction to the Works by Prof. Micael Clarke; Barry Lyndon. Volume 2 (300 pp.): Vanity Fair, volume I. Volume 3 (346 pp.): Vanity Fair, volume II. Volume 4 (398 pp.): The History of Pendennis, volume I. Volume 5 (355 pp.): The History of Pendennis, volume II. Volume 6 (386 pp.): The Newcomes, volume I. Volume 7 (371 pp.): The Newcomes, volume II. Volume 8 (395 pp.): The History of Henry Esmond. Volume 9 (390 pp.): The Virginians, volume I. Volume 10 (361 pp.): The Virginians, volume II. Volume 11 (363 pp.): Lovel the Widower (this and all preceding volumes are novels); The Four Georges (lectures); The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century (lectures) Volume 12 (258 pp.): The Adventures of Philip, volume I. Volume 13 (225 pp.): The Adventures of Philip, volume II (a novel) Volume 14 (298 pp.): Denis Duval (the last, incomplete, novel); Morning Chronicle contributions (journalism) Volume 15 (393 pp.): From Cornhill to Grand Cairo; The Irish Sketch-book (travel books) Volume 16 (250 pp.): The Paris Sketch-book (a travel book) Volume 17 (277 pp.): Sketches and Travels in London; The Fatal Boots (fiction); Little Travels and Roadside Sketches (travel writing); The Wolves and the Lamb (a play) Volume 18 (198 pp.): Catherine (fiction); Cox's Diary (fiction) Volume 19 (146 pp.): Men's Wives (fiction) Volume 20 (279 pp.): The Memoirs of Charles J. Yellowplush (fiction); The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond (fiction); A Little Dinner at Timmins's (fiction) Volume 21 (288 pp.): The Tremendous Adventures of Major Gahagan (fiction); Novels by Eminent Hands (satire); The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche (fiction); The History of the Next French Revolution (fiction); A Legend of the Rhine (fiction) Volume 22 (393 pp.): Christmas Books; Sketches (magazine contributions) Volume 23 (198 pp.): Charity and Humour (a lecture); Critical Reviews (artistic and literary criticism) Volume 24 (337 pp.): The Book of Snobs (comic essays); The Fitz-Boodle Papers (fiction); A Shabby Genteel Story (fiction) Volume 25 (328 pp.): Roundabout Papers (magazine editorial pieces); The Second Funeral of Napoleon (journalism); The Bedford-Row Conspiracy (fiction) Volume 26 (305 pp.): Miss Tickletoby's Lectures on English History; Papers by the Fat Contributor; miscellaneous contributions to 'Punch' Volume 27 (260 pp.): Ballads All of the Works have been newly typeset for this edition. The texts have been mostly taken from the London Edition of the works (London: The Caxton Publishing Company, undated, 12 vols.). Some of the more widely available texts, chiefly the major novels, have been taken from e-texts available through Project Gutenberg, checked against and collated with the London Edition with the more inclusive version being preferred in any cases where the two texts differ. The Wolves and the Lamb, which is not found in the London Edition, has been based solely on a Project Gutenberg text. Professor Micael Clarke (Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago) has contributed an introduction to the Works as a whole, printed in volume 1.