Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero (Beloved Books Edition) [NOOK Book]

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Even before the last part of the serial was published, critics hailed the work as a literary treasure. Although the critics were superlative in their praise, they expressed disappointment at the unremittingly dark portrayal of human nature, fearing Thackeray had taken his dismal metaphor too far. In response to his critics, Thackeray explained that he saw people for the most part "abominably foolish and selfish". The unhappy ending was intended to inspire readers to look inward ...
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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero (Beloved Books Edition)

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Overview

Even before the last part of the serial was published, critics hailed the work as a literary treasure. Although the critics were superlative in their praise, they expressed disappointment at the unremittingly dark portrayal of human nature, fearing Thackeray had taken his dismal metaphor too far. In response to his critics, Thackeray explained that he saw people for the most part "abominably foolish and selfish". The unhappy ending was intended to inspire readers to look inward at their own shortcomings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781105770791
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 5/17/2012
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted January 2, 2010

    Volume I Only!

    Unfortunately, I thought that this 2+ megabyte download would give me the entire Vanity Fair novel, however it only covers about a third of the complete work. It would be good for B&N to write a more complete description of this offering so mistakes such as mine could be avoided.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    ......

    Best free copy I could find

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