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Catherine: A Story

Catherine: A Story (Hardback)

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The Thackeray Edition proudly announces two additions to its collection: Catherine and The Luck of Barry Lyndon. The Thackeray Edition is the first full-scale scholarly edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's works to appear in over seventy years, and the only one ever to be based on an examination of manuscripts and relevant printed texts. It is also a concrete attempt to put into practice a theory of scholarly editing that gives new insight into Thackeray's own compositional process. Written in 1839-40 for Fraser's Magazine, Catherine was Thackeray's first novel. Although originally intended as a spoof of the 1830s Newgate school of criminal romance, it has intrinsic merit of its own for its cynical narrator and roguish heroine, both of whom harbinger similar creations in Vanity Fair eight years later.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945 Publisher: The University of Michigan Press Publication Date: 25/06/1999 ISBN-13: 9780472110414  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Sheldon F. Goldfarb is an independent scholar who received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. Edgar F. Harden is Professor of English, Simon Fraser University. Peter L. Shillingsburg is Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Lamar University.

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