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The Buried Life

A Study of the Relation between Thackeray’s Fiction and His Personal History

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674369023

Publication Date: 01/01/1952

148 pages


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Gordon N. Ray here reveals the sources and models for the characters in Thackeray’s novels. The interesting and amusing sidelights on English and Indian social history, the significant evidence as to Thackeray’s method of writing, and Ray’s agreeable style combine to make a valuable and delightful book.

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