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The Cambridge companion to Frances Burney

Author: Peter Sabor
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Frances Burney (1752-1840) was the most successful female novelist of the eighteenth century. Her first novel Evelina was a publishing sensation; her follow-up novels Cecilia and Camilla were regarded as among the best fiction of the time and were much admired by Jane Austen. This Companion is the first volume to cover all her works, including her novels, plays, journals, and letters, in a comprehensive and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Sabor
ISBN: 9780521850346 0521850347 9780521615488 0521615488
OCLC Number: 74523218
Description: xv, 195 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Peter Sabor --
The Burney family / Kate Chisolm --
Evelina and Cecilia / Jane Spencer --
Camilla and The wanderer / Sara Salih --
Burney as dramatist / Tara Ghoshal Wallace --
Journals and letters / John Wiltshire --
Burney and politics / Margaret Anne Doody --
Burney and gender / Vivien Jones --
Burney and society / Betty Rizzo --
Burney and the literary marketplace / George Justice --
The afterlife and further reading / Lorna Clark.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to Frances Burney
Responsibility: edited by Peter Sabor.
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The most informative and accessible single volume available on Burney's life and works.  Read more...

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