International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Thackeray’s Creative Art as a Novelist: Analytical Study
Dr. Khalid Rifa't Al-Udayli

This paper seeks to put Thackeray in the proper perspective. The true merit of the artist is often clouded by the position of his contemporaries. This paper analyzes Thackeray’s major novels, namely: Vanity Fair (1848), Pendants (1848–1850), and The History of Henry Esmond (1852). The paper highlights the merit of each of Thackeray‘s above mentioned work and concludes that his world is as vivid and variegated as those of his peers and his narrative power is undeniable. Hence the paper has illuminated Thackeray‘s creativity as a popular novelist along with his uniqueness in style, plot and character.

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