Rebecca and Rowena (Annotated): A Romance Upon Romance by William Makepeace Thackeray

Rebecca and Rowena (Annotated): A Romance Upon Romance

byWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

Kobo ebook | November 11, 2016

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A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this early work by Thackeray is decidedly contrary—a self-confessed middle-aged novel that begins where most novels end: with marriage. Rebecca and Rowena calls into question the ending of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, exploring the miserable marriage of Sir Wilfrid to the 'icy, faultless, prim' Rowena. In an irreverent and theatrical plot, in which the dead come back to life, marriage is exposed as really quite dull, and imperialism is mocked mercilessly, Thackeray ridiculously reunites Ivanhoe with his first love, Rebecca, claiming they were wrongly separated in the earlier novel.

Title:Rebecca and Rowena (Annotated): A Romance Upon RomanceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 11, 2016Publisher:Consumer Oriented Ebooks PublisherLanguage:English

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