The Book of Snobs

The Book of Snobs

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by William Makepeace Thackeray
     
 

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The Book of Snobs is a collection of satirical works by William Makepeace Thackeray first published in the magazine Punch as The Snobs of England, By One of Themselves. Published in 1848, the book was serialised in 1846/47 around the same time as Vanity Fair.
While the word 'snob' had been in use since the end of the 18th century Thackeray's adoption of the term to

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The Book of Snobs is a collection of satirical works by William Makepeace Thackeray first published in the magazine Punch as The Snobs of England, By One of Themselves. Published in 1848, the book was serialised in 1846/47 around the same time as Vanity Fair.
While the word 'snob' had been in use since the end of the 18th century Thackeray's adoption of the term to refer to people who look down on others who are "socially inferior" quickly gained popularity.

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ISBN-13:
9781537792149
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
09/21/2016
Pages:
222

Meet the Author

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863), a British satirical writer, also wrote magazine articles and travel books. His most devoted readers were lords and ladies, whom he satirized in his works. He is best known for his novels Vanity Fair and The Luck of Barry Lyndon, which skewer the pretensions of English high society.

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The Book Of Snobs 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Alex Boanta More than 1 year ago
Some of the content in this book is unreadable Otherwise its a good book + funny
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Guest More than 1 year ago
A couple fantastic old story are in it. I think it would be a mistake to miss them. By the way I shall be happy if a gentlemen offer me a style of book like The Books of Snobs. Thank you.