The Victorian Journal of Culture and Literature, Fall 2011

The Victorian Journal of Culture and Literature, Fall 2011

The Victorian Journal of Culture and Literature, Fall 2011 number 120, is a special issue marking Thackeray’s bicentenary, and is now available, featuring the following new scholarship:
From Paris to Punch: William Makepeace Thackeray and a New Era in Social Satire by Clare Horrocks and Gary Simons

“Great and Undeniable Likeness”: Portraiture, Legitimacy, and Realism in Thackeray’s The History of Henry Esmond by Carolyn Jacobson

Thackeray and India: Re-examining England’s Narrative of its IndianEmpire by Susan Ray

Bildung by Numbers: Serialization, Readership, and Narrative Form in Thackeray’s Pendennis Novels by Alice Crossley

The Green Silk Purse and Little Rawdon’s Shirt: Sartorial Literacy and Domestic Performance in Vanity Fair by Stephanie Womick

“in company let us hope with better qualities”: Invoked Readers in Vanity Fair by Sean P. O’Brien

Furniture and Domesticity in Vanity Fair by Jennifer Sattaur

The Male Body and Heroic Manhood in Thackeray’s Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero by Nikole King

Vanity Fair’s Ethic of Readerly Emotion by Julia Bninski

’Twas the Night before Waterloo: Narrating the Nation in Vanity Fair by Cheryl Wilson

Book Review by Judith Fisher. Correspondence and Journals of the Thackeray Family, edited by John Aplin

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