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CHAPTER XII
THE VICTORIAN ERA

was much more marked than Thackeray's. For these reasons Thackeray's fame grew slowly. In 1847-1848 he wrote Vanity Fair. Now Thackeray greatly admired Fielding, and oddly enough, this book had somewhat the same relation to Dickens's novels that Fielding's Joseph Andrews had to Pamela. Dickens always had heroes and heroines, and they were always good. They might be thrown among wicked people, but they were never led astray by bad company. Thackeray declared that Vanity Fair had no hero. Its heroine, Becky Sharp, is bad. Her badness and cleverness stand out in bolder relief from contrast with Amelia's goodness and dulness. The book is a satire on social life, but it is a kindly satire. Like Shakespeare, Thackeray, has charity for every one ; and even in the case of Becky, he does not fail to let us see how much circumstances have done to make her what she is.
Besides novels Thackeray also wrote lectures on The English Humourists and on The Four Geolges. He wrote some merry burlesques, one on Ivanhoe called Rebecca and Rowena, wherein Rowena marries Ivanhoe but makes him wretched by her jealousy of Rebecca. His best novel is Henry Esmond, a historical romance of the eighteenth century ; but in The Newcomes is the character that comes nearest to every one's heart, the dear old Colonel who loses his fortune and is obliged

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