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Rebecca and Rowena

William Makepeace Thackeray

Rebecca and Rowena

a romance upon romance

by William Makepeace Thackeray

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

M.A. Titmarsh is a pseudonym of W.M. Thackeray.

Statementby Mr. M.A. Titmarsh ; with illustrations by Richard Doyle.
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17134446M


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Rebecca and Rowena calls into question the ending of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, exploring the miserable marriage of Sir Wilfrid to the 'icy, faultless, prim' Rowena. In an A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this early work by Thackeray is decidedly contrary—a self-confessed middle-aged novel that begins where most /5.

wretchedness. Rowena, like the most high-bred and virtuous of women, never forgave Isaac's daughter her beauty, nor her flirtation with Wilfrid (as the Saxon lady chose to term it) ; nor, above all, her admirable diamonds and jewels, although Rowena was actually in possession of them.

In a word, she was always flinging Rebecca into Ivanhoe's 3/5(18). Rebecca and Rowena calls into question the ending of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, exploring the miserable marriage of Sir Wilfrid to the ‘icy, faultless, prim' Rowena.

In an irreverent and theatrical plot, in which the dead come back to life, marriage is exposed as really quite dull, and imperialism is mocked mercilessly, Thackeray /5(4). Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her aunts, one stern and one kind, in the fictional village of Riverboro, a's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and : Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Rebecca and Rowena by Thackeray, William Makepeace and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library. Rebecca and Rowena. [William Makepeace Thackeray; Walter Scott] -- A humorous sequel by Thackeray to Scotts Ivanhoe, in which Ivanhoe tires of domestic life with Rowena, and after various comic vicissitudes is reunited with Rebecca.

: Rebecca And Rowena: A Romance Upon Romance (): Thackeray, William Makepeace: Books3/5(2). Rebecca and Rowena calls into question the ending of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, exploring the miserable marriage of Sir Wilfrid to the 'icy, faultless, prim' Rowena.

In an irreverent and theatrical plot, in which the dead come back to life, marriage is exposed as really quite Rebecca and Rowena book, and imperialism is mocked mercilessly, Thackeray ridiculously. Ivanhoe then disguises himself as the Disinherited Knight and Rebecca and Rowena book in the Ashby Tournament, where he fights bravely and honorably, defeating all of the other knights.

When he is wounded in the fighting, he is nursed back to health by Rebecca. Ivanhoe is constant in his love for Rowena. The purpose of this paper is to address the question of whether Wilfred of Ivanhoe, the main character of Sir Walter Scott’s book, Ivanhoe, married the right woman.

The two women in the book to be discussed are Rebecca, the kind healer daughter of the rich Jew, and Rowena, the princess of the Saxons living in England. Rebecca Returns to Sunnybrook: Book 3 Paperback – April 1, I became friends with Rebecca Rowena Randall via Rebecca and Rowena book Whitman hardback, way back when I was eight years old, admiring her grit, her creativity, and her blossoming from feckless young girl to poised young woman, rejoicing in her successes and commiserating in her defeats.

/5(7). A list of all the characters in Ivanhoe. The Ivanhoe characters covered include: Wilfred of Ivanhoe, King Richard I, Lady Rowena, Rebecca, Cedric the Saxon, Prince John, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, Locksley, Maurice de Bracy, Reginald Front-de-Boeuf, Isaac of York, Waldemar Fitzurse, Gurth, Wamba, Prior Aymer, Oswald, Athelstane, The Friar, Ulrica, Lucas Beaumanoir, Albert Malvoisin, The.

A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this early work by Thackeray is decidedly contrary—a self-confessed middle-aged novel that begins where most novels end: with marriage.

Rebecca and Rowena calls into question the ending of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, exploring the miserable marriage of Sir Wilfrid to the ‘icy, faultless, prim' Rowena.4/5(2). RAMRE5NGMX \ Rebecca and Rowena «Kindle Rebecca and Rowena By Thackeray, W. Sweet, Matthew, Foreword by.

Hesperus. 1 Paperback(s), soft. Book Condition: New. A satire of Victorian admiration for all things medieval, this work by the author of Vanity Fair and Barry Lyndon is a farcical sequel to Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. With the party are Cedric, Rowena, and Athelstane, as well as Isaac and Rebecca, a Jewish father and daughter who have been tending to Ivanhoe after his injury, and Ivanhoe himself.

De Bracy attempts to convince Rowena to marry him, while de Bois-Guilbert attempts to seduce Rebecca, who has fallen in love with by: 7. Read "Rebecca And Rowena; A Romance Upon Romance" by William Makepeace Thackeray available from Rakuten Kobo.

William Makepeace Thackeray ( – ) was a famous English novelist of the 19th century. Best known for his satirica Brand: Media Galaxy. I must agree, Rebecca does seem more interesting than Rowena.

Although I always seemed to read more in to Rowena personally, so that she has more of a character in my head. But of course, Rebecca has all the more exciting elements.

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Rebecca vs. Rowena Rebecca and Rowena both bring two different worlds and aspects to the book. They also bring the feminine touches to the novel because they are the only female characters that are talked about in depth by Sir Walter Scott.

Rebecca and Rowena also show the struggles and obstacles that women in 12th century Britain would have faced. She "shudders" at her impending fate. Her innate kindness causes her to use her healing knowledge indiscriminately, but she suffers from the disclosure of the source.

It is precisely these "human" qualities that cause some readers to prefer her to Rowena. Rebecca was drawn from a real person, Rebecca Gratz, who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kate Douglas Wiggin (Septem ­–Aug ) was an American educator and author of children’s stories, most notably the classic children’s novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook devoted her adult life to the welfare of children and /5(48).

All his plans could be undone, and Rowena's love for him could dissolve into tears of grief, but he never thinks of that. All he knows is that Rebecca needs him and he must fly to her side. He must protect her just as he would if she were his wife. Again, this is a sign of Ivanhoe's sacrificial love for Rebecca.

He would die to defend her : Regency Woman. The irrepressible year-old Rebecca Rowena Randall burst into the world of children's book characters (and her new life in Maine) in when storybook girls were gentle and proper.

A "bird of a very different feather," she had "a small, plain face illuminated by a pair of eyes carrying such messages, such suggestions, such hints of sleeping /5(K).

Rebecca, accused of sorcery, is sentenced to die as a witch. Ivanhoe champions her in a trial by combat against the unwilling Bois-Guilbert. Rebecca is set free when the Templar falls dead from his horse.

The Black Knight reveals himself as King Richard, Ivanhoe and Rowena are married, and Rebecca and her father leave England for Granada.

Rebecca and Rowena is WM Thackeray’s fanfiction of Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe – he unabashedly states that his purpose is to reunite the titular hero with the woman he should’ve ended up with, the generous Jewess Rebecca, instead of the beautiful (but in my opinion, less developed) Rowena/5(3).

#1: Who is Rebecca's father. #2: Who is Prince John's chief advisor. #3: What is Rebecca accused of being. #4: How much gold does Gurth get for himself from Rebecca. Rebecca and Rowena both bring two different worlds and aspects to the book.

They also bring the feminine touches to the novel because they are the only female characters that are talked about in depth by Sir Walter Scott. Rebecca and Rowena also show the struggles and obstacles that women in 12th century Britain would have faced. Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a delightful children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's family has fallen upon hard times, and the story opens with her leaving her childhood home to live with her two aunts Miranda and Jane Sawyer.

Book, friend of my childhood, now so far far behind me. I will hide you in the haymow where you'll be warm and cosy all the long winter and where nobody can find you again in the summer time but your affectionate author, Rebecca Rowena Randall. Fourth Chronicle A TRAGEDY IN MILLINERY I Emma Jane Perkins's new winter dress was a blue and green.

On their return home from the joust, Cedric, his ward Rowena (whom Ivanhoe loves), Rowena’s betrothed, and Isaac and Rebecca (a Jew and his daughter who help Ivanhoe in secret) are all kidnapped by John’s adviser, Maurice de Bracy, who wants Rowena for himself.

As one reviewer noted in The Athenaeum, the book is ‘a harlequinade of whim, irony and provocation for curiosity’ (29 December ). Though never as popular as Dickens’s Christmas books, Rebecca and Rowena offered a distinct alternative – by turns sour and silly, ironic and challenging – for the festive fireside.

If Dickens’s. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Rebecca and Rowena: A Romance Upon Romance at 4/5(3). Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine.

Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thackeray, William Makepeace, Rebecca and Rowena. London, Rodale Press []. Kate Douglas Wiggin (Septem ­–Aug ) was an American educator and author of children’s stories, most notably the classic children’s novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook devoted her adult life to the welfare of children and worked closely with her sister, Nora A.

Smith. Book - Christmas Books Rebecca and Rowena. Christmas Books Rebecca and Rowena ().jpg. Christmas Books Rebecca and Rowena () This book was part of a large group of books referred to as the Pattison Collection, which belonged to the Warrnambool Public Library, part of the Warrnambool Mechanics’ Institute.

Gift inscription on front endpaper, dated Her most popular book, Kate Douglas Wiggins was a writer and educator. This book was converted into films and theater productions in the s and s.

Synopsis. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rebecca Rowena Randall goes to live Book Edition: First Edition.

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The University of Adelaide Library is proud to have contributed to the early movement of free eBooks and to have witnessed their popularity as they grew to become a regular fixture in study, research, and leisure. Thackeray's novella Rebecca and Rowena written under his pseudonym Michael Angelo Titmarsh revolves around the love of two women for one man, Sir Wilfrid of Ivanhoe.

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Book Review: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin () When Rebecca Rowena Randall is sent to live with her spinster aunts in place of the older sister who cannot be spared at home, the beginning of her stay is anything but auspicious.By: Kate Douglas Wiggin () Eleven year old Rebecca Rowena Randall travels to Riverboro, Maine, to live with her spinster aunts, Jane and Miranda Sawyer.

Her father has been dead for three years and her mother is unable to cope with her brood of seven growing children.Rebecca Winston, angry with her husband's betrayal and her daughter's suicide, cursed the younger generations of the family.

The curse has a deadline, and some people of the young generation feel that their time is almost up. Becka's Awakening is the first book in Rowena Dawn's The Winstons Series (hot and spiced with love).