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Quick Guide: Vanity Fair By College Guide World
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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero was first published in 1847–48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's... More > Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. Vanity Fair refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. The novel is now considered a classic, and has inspired several film adaptations.< Less
Quick Guide: Vanity Fair By College Guide World
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“Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray was first published in 1848. It happens to be a novel without a hero. The book satirizes the society in early 19th century Britain. The... More > title of the novel “Vanity Fair” comes from “The Pilgrim’s Progress” written by John Bunyan which was first published in 1678. It was being widely read while Thackeray was writing his novel. Quick Guide: Vanity Fair Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Critical Analysis< Less
Chicago World's Fair By Grace Dean
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4th grade project on the Chicago World's Fair of 1893.
1904 World's Fair Dress By Kay Murray
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Photos of Brittany and Anita wearing an authentic French lace dress that was worn to the 1904 Worlds Fair in St. Louis.
Chicago World's Fair 1893 By Salome Fogleman
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A brief overview and history of the Chicago World's Fair 1893.
World Fair 2010 Shanghai By Derrick Fludd
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This is a must have for those who could not attend the World Expo in Shanghai China, and for those who could not visit all of the pavilions. With over 2000 photographs this version meticulously... More > captures all of the 214 participating countries. It also includes a time-line of World Expositions and background on the 2010 Expo theme. A great way to explore and remember the largest World Expo ever!!!< Less
Meet Me at the Fair: A World's Fair Reader By Celia Pearce et al.
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Together with the Olympics, world’s fairs are one of the few regular international events of sufficient scale to showcase a spectrum of sights, wonders, learning opportunities, technological... More > advances, and new (or renewed) urban districts, and to present them all to a mass audience. Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader breaks new ground in scholarship on world’s fairs by incorporating a number of short new texts that investigate world’s fairs in their multiple aspects: political, urban/architectural, anthropological/ sociological, technological, commercial, popular, and representational. In taking the measure of both the material artifacts and the larger cultural production of world’s fairs, the volume presents its own phantasmagoria of disciplinary perspectives, historical periods, geographical locales, media, and messages, mirroring the microcosmic form of the world’s fair itself.< Less
A Journey Through World Fairs and Expos By Danny and Diana King
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World’s Fairs and Expos are large gatherings in which a lot of countries participate by contributing large buildings, scientific discoveries and new products and inventions. The first... More > World’s Fair was held in 1851 in London, England.< Less
Vanity Fair. By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847–48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John... More > Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. Vanity Fair refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. The novel is now considered a classic, and has inspired several film adaptations.< Less
Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847–48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John... More > Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. Vanity Fair refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. The novel is now considered a classic, and has inspired several film adaptations.< Less