William Black (13 November 1841 – 10 December 1898) was a novelist born in Glasgow, Scotland. During his own lifetime, Black's novels were immensely popular and were compared favourably with those of Anthony Trollope.
William Black (13 November 1841 – 10 December 1898) was a novelist born in Glasgow, Scotland. However, his fame and popularity did not survive long into the twentieth century. William was born to James Black and his second wife Caroline Conning
Start by marking Catherine by William Makepeace Thackeray, Fiction, Classics . He clearly wanted to write a satire of books that glamorize criminals, but he can't seem to help making Catherine sympathetic.
Start by marking Catherine by William Makepeace Thackeray, Fiction, Classics, Literary as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Catherine: A Story was written by William Makepeace Thackeray in response to the popularity of early nineteenth-century crime fiction - the so-called Newgate novels, based on the lives of criminals that went to Newgate prison (either historical or fictional) and their stories in the ‘Newgate Calendar’, a popular record with criminal biographies sold cheaply.
Maybe this was a literary device - a scholar will know. This copy seems to have been printed in California by an Egyptian publisher (?) Finally, beware, the print is very small!.
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The story of Catherine, which appeared in Fraser's Magazine in 1839-40, was written by Mr. Thackeray, under the name of Ikey Solomons, Ju. to counteract the injurious influence of some popular fictions of that day, which made heroes of highwaymen and burglars and created a false. to counteract the injurious influence of some popular fictions of that day, which made heroes of highwaymen and burglars and created a false sympathy for the vicious and criminal.