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Vanity Fair: Her World, Our Rules

Margaret Norwich

Course Title: Vanity Fair: Her World, Our Rules

Course Code: 3XVF05A19

Start Date: 30/10/2019

Day of the Week:
  • Wednesday

Session: Afternoon

Length in weeks: 5

Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Price: £

Enjoy the fascinating company of Miss Rebecca Sharp in her world as created by William Makepeace Thackeray in his 1848 masterpiece, celebrated last year in a sumptuous television production, and considered to be one of the finest novels in the English language, challenging comparison with Tolstoy’s War & Peace! Drawing on both the novel and adaptation, we will consider with Becky Sharp, “which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? Or having it is satisfied?” It’s a long book but a page turner; witty, satirical, amusing, realistic and full of life. Let’s see how Miss Sharp measures up according to our rules!

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