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Published by VINTAGE .
Written in English


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  • Biography / Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9274181M
ISBN 100099590212
ISBN 109780099590217



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. As a writer, the social history information that it gives alone for the era is valued 4/5(). Looking for books by Fanny Burney? See all books authored by Fanny Burney, including Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress, and The Witlings and The Woman-Hater (Broadview Literary Texts), and more on Claire Harman, author of the prizewinning biography Sylvia Townsend Warner, turns her attention to another English novelist, this one an 18th-century Burney () caused a sensation with the publication of her epistolary romance subtitled The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World, the book offered England's burgeoning middle Cited by: Claire Harman's full-scale biography of Fanny Burney, the first literary woman novelist and a true child of eighteenth-century England and the Enlightenment, is rich with insights and pleasures as it brings us into the extraordinary life () of the woman Virginia Woolf called ìthe mother of English fiction/5.

Free download or read online Evelina pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Fanny Burney. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this literature, 18th century story are Evelina Anville, Rev. Villars/5. "Evelina, the first and best of Fanny Burney's novels, tells the story of a young girl, fresh from the provinces, whose initiation into the ways of the world is frequently painful, though it leads to self-discovery, moral growth, and finally, happiness. Hilarious comedy and moral gravity make the novel a fund of entertainment and wisdom/5. of results for Books: Frances Burney. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. by Frances Burney and Fanny Burney. out of 5 stars 2. Kindle Edition $ $ 1. Camilla, A Picture of Youth. by Frances Burney | . 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 Although published anonymously, its authorship was revealed by the poet George Huddesford in what Burney called a "vile poem".. In this 3-volume epistolary novel, title character Evelina is the unacknowledged but legitimate Author: Fanny Burney.

Cecilia is an heiress, but she can only keep her fortune if her husband will consent to take her surname. 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/5. Fanny Burney, later Madame D'Arblay (därblā´), –, English novelist, daughter of Charles Burney, the composer, organist, and music gh she received no formal education, she read prodigiously and had the benefit of conversation with her father's famous friends, including David Garrick, Sir Joshua Reynolds, and Samuel Crisp.. Her first novel and best-known book.   Fanny Burney was a heroine for our times, her life and work are worth remembering, and Claire Harman's book introduces both to a contemporary audience with lively wit and grace. — Susan Ostrov Weisser5/5(1). The Wanderer; or, Female Difficulties is Frances Burney’s last novel. Published in March by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, this historical novel with Gothic overtones set during the s tells the story of a mysterious woman who attempts to support herself while hiding her identity. The novel focuses on the difficulties faced by women as they strive for economic and .