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Anny: A Biography of Anny Thackeray Ritchie ebook

by HENRIETTA GARNETT


This fascinating biography of Thackeray’s eccentric daughter, Anny, portrays the intricate web of her relatives and friends, among whom were the Dickens family and the Tennysons, Browning and Ruskin - all appearing in a more personal light than seen before.

Hermione Lee enjoys Henrietta Garnett's Anny, a life of Anne Thackeray from a biographer just right for her subject. There has been quite enough interest since then in this idiosyncratic woman to merit a new biography.

Items related to Anny: A Biography of Anny Thackeray Ritchie. This is an enchanting and wonderfully evocative memoir of Anny Thackeray, daughter of the author of Vanity Fair, aunt of Virginia Woolf (who used her as the model for Mrs Hilberry in Night and Day). HENRIETTA GARNETT Anny: A Biography of Anny Thackeray Ritchie. ISBN 13: 9780701171292. Anny: A Biography of Anny Thackeray Ritchie. Anny was a writer herself and her novels and memoirs were much praised, but she was even more dearly loved for her eccentric, astoundingly muddled ways and her enormous sympathy for others.

Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (1999). Chapters from Some Memoirs. Garnett, Henrietta (2004). Anny: A Life of Anny Thackeray Ritchie. Adamant Media Corporation. London: Chatto & Windus. Bloom, Abigail Burnham; Maynard, John, eds. (1994). Anne Thackeray Ritchie: Journals and Letters. Memory and Legacy – A Thackeray Family Biography, 1876–1919, Lutterworth Press (2011). ISBN 978-07188-9225-8.

The book also, inevitably, paints the world of Anny's intricate web of relations and friends - children's parties with the . is a fine and rare example of a biography that brings its people to life and successfully admits the reader to their company and society.

The book also, inevitably, paints the world of Anny's intricate web of relations and friends - children's parties with the Dickens family, chaotic holidays with Julia Margaret Cameron and the Tennysons on the Isle of Wight, a dash to help a spinster aunt stuck in Paris during the siege of 1870, intimate scenes with Browning in Rome and Ruskin on Lake Coniston.

Any late-Victorian literary party-planner worth her salt would doubtless have made a beeline for Anny Thackeray (1837-1919). At 50, two years after the publication of her final novel, Mrs Dymond, she was a starring adornment of the cultural charivari of her age. Henry James was her intimate friend, Robert Louis Stevenson had written her a poem and Watts painted her portrait. George Eliot had declared that, with the possible exception of Anthony Trollope, she was the only modern novelist she cared to read.

Anne Thackeray Ritchie, daughter of the author of Vanity Fair and step-aunt of Virginia Woolf, was also a fine writer.

Coauthors & Alternates.

Anny: A Life of Anny Thackeray Ritchie. by Henrietta Garnett. ISBN 9780712667777 (978-0-7126-6777-7) Softcover, Pimlico, 2006. Coauthors & Alternates.

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Anny: A Biography of Anny Thackeray Ritchie ebook
Author:
HENRIETTA GARNETT
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CHATTO & WINDUS; First Edition edition (2004)
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322 pages
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