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Frances Burney The Life in the Works by Margaret Anne Doody

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Novelists, English,
  • Burney, Fanny,,
  • Biography,
  • Women and literature,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History,
  • England,
  • General,
  • Women,
  • 19th century,
  • 1752-1840,
  • 18th century

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025246M
ISBN 100813513553
ISBN 109780813513553

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Frances Burney was a novelist, diarist and playwright. In total, she wrote four novels, eight plays, one biography and twenty volumes of journals and letters. Also known as Fanny Burney and, after her marriage, as Madame d’Arblay/5. Fanny Burney's debut novel, it was a best-selling book and quickly gained admiration. Written in , it is a coming of age epistolary novel, and it presents an interesting view of what a young girl's entrance into the world at that time might have been like/5().   About Cecilia by Frances Burney and Fanny Burney Cecilia, subtitled Memoirs of an Heiress, is the second novel by English author Frances Burney. The novel, about the trials and tribulations of a young upper class woman who must negotiate London society for the first time and who falls in love with a social superior, belongs to the genre of the /5(19). As an Austen fan and having read Northanger Abbey where Fanny Burney's Camilla is mentioned, I thought I'll give the book a try. Although it proved quite enjoyable for a time, after pages and countless misunderstandings later, where the MCs, Camilla & Edgar, almost seem to make it just to end up further and further apart, I got really bored/5.

Fanny Burney's unusual love story and deft social satire was much admired on its first publication in for its subtle interweaving of comedy, humanity, and social analysis. Controversial in its time, this eighteenth-century novel seems entirely fresh in relation to Cecilia is an heiress, but she can only keep her fortune if her husband will /5. Frances Burney's first and most enduringly popular novel is a vivid, satirical, and seductive account of the pleasures and dangers of fashionable life in late eighteenth-century London/5. The Early Diary of Frances Burney, With a Selection from Her Correspondence, and from the Journals of Her Sisters Susan and Charlotte Burney, Vol. 1 of 2 (Classic Reprint). Frances Burney (Fanny Burney) was a British novelist who wrote four novels, eight plays, and one biography in her lifetime, and left behind 20 volumes of journals and letters after her death. Self-educated, Burney began writing at the age of 10, and published her first novel, Evelina, anonymously in

Evelina Or the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World. Edited by Edward A. Bloom. by Burney, Frances. and a great selection of related books, . Camilla, subtitled A Picture of Youth, is a novel by Frances Burney, first published in Camilla deals with the matrimonial concerns of a group of young people: Camilla Tyrold and her sisters, the sweet tempered Lavinia and the deformed, but extremely kind, Eugenia, and their cousin, the beautiful Indiana Lynmere—and in particular, with the love affair between Camilla . Evelina, or the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World is a novel written by English author Fanny Burney and first published in Author: Fanny Burney. “Fanny's Cecilia came out last summer, and is as much liked and read, I believe, as any book ever was,” wrote Charlotte Burney in Jan. “She had pounds for it from Payne and Cadell. Most people say she ought to have had a thousand.