Vanity Fair | Study Guide

William Makepeace Thackeray

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Vanity Fair | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to Vanity Fair that you may enjoy.

Reading Materials

Auerbach, Nina. Woman and the Demon: The Life of a Victorian Myth. Harvard UP, 1982.

Cole, Sarah Rose. "The Aristocrat in the Mirror: Male Vanity and Bourgeois Desire in William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity Fair." Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 61, no. 2, 2006, pp. 137–170.

Maitzen, Rohan. "The Morality of Vanity Fair: It's All About You." Open Letters Monthly: An Arts and Literature Review, n.p., 1 July 2010.

"Victorian Literature and the Victorian Visual Imagination." Choice Reviews Online, vol. 33, no. 4, Jan. 1995.

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