Thackeray, William Makepeace

Thackeray, William Makepeace
 (1811–1863) English novelist. thalassic. Pertaining to the sea.

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  • Thackeray, William Makepeace — (1811–1863)    The friend and great literary rival of Charles Dickens, Thackeray was an English novelist, comic illustrator, essayist, and lecturer. The son of a high government official in India,Thackeray was born in Calcutta in 1811. After his… …   The Encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace — born July 18, 1811, Calcutta, India died Dec. 24, 1863, London, Eng. English novelist. He studied law and art but soon became a prolific writer for periodicals, using a variety of pen names. His early writings appear in such volumes as The Book… …   Universalium

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace — (18 jul. 1811, Calcuta, India– 24 dic. 1863, Londres, Inglaterra). Novelista inglés. Estudió leyes y artes, pero pronto se dedicó a escribir innumerables ensayos y artículos humorísticos en diversas publicaciones, para lo que se valía de una… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace — (1811 1863)    Born in Calcutta, India, the son of a wealthy English officer of the East India Company, he was educated at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Cambridge, but left without graduating. He was a journalist in Paris and in London …   British and Irish poets

  • Thackeray,William Makepeace — Thack·er·ay (thăkʹə rē, thăkʹrē), William Makepeace. 1811 1863. British writer whose novels, including Vanity Fair (1847 1848), explore the ethical and social pretensions of largely amoral Victorian characters.   Thackʹer·ay·an adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • THACKERAY, WILLIAM MAKEPEACE —    novelist, born in Calcutta, educated at the Charterhouse and at Trinity College, Cambridge; after leaving college, which he did without taking a degree, travelled on the Continent, making long stays at Rome and Paris, and the dear little Saxon …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Thackeray, William Makepeace — (1811 1863)    Novelist, s. of Richmond T., who held various important appointments in the service of the East India Company, and who belonged to an old and respectable Yorkshire family, was b. at Calcutta, and soon after the death of his f.,… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • William Makepeace Thackeray — Thackeray redirects here. For other uses, see Thackeray (disambiguation). William Makepeace Thackeray William Makepeace Thackeray Born William Makepeace Thackeray …   Wikipedia

  • William Makepeace Thackeray — Nom de naissance William Makepeace Thackeray Activités Romancier et essayiste Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Makepeace Thackeray — noun English writer (born in India) (1811 1863) • Syn: ↑Thackeray • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * William Makepeace Thackeray [William Makepeace Thackeray] …   Useful english dictionary

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