Abstract – scaricare il file per l'appunto completo William Makepeace Thackeray was born in India but, after his father’s death and his mother’s remarriage, educated in England. He enjoyed Cambridge and a dilettante period in Europe as a painter, gambling away his money. He spent his first long vacation in Paris- a turning point in his life, for he fell in love with the city and the glittering realms of opera and ballet that he found there. He married, but his wife became insane and he lived by his pen, supporting his daughters who lived with his mother in Paris. These were (segue nel file da scaricare)