Thackeray The Book of Snobs 1848

威廉·梅克比斯·薩克雷 庸人之书 1848

  • Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Copyright: Public domain
  • Published in: 1848
  • Word count: 63,185 words (≈ about 4 hours)

The Book of Snobs is a collection of satirical works by William Makepeace Thackeray first published in the magazine Punch as The Snobs of England, By One of Themselves. While the word 'snob' had been in use since the end of the 18th century Thackeray's adoption of the term to refer to people who look down on others who are "socially inferior" quickly gained popularity.

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