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A celebration of Frances Burney

Author: Lorna J Clark
Publisher: Newcastle, UK : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the writer Frances Burney (1752-1840), a window to her memory was placed in the arched recess of stained glass that graces Poets' Corner. Novelist, playwright and diarist, Frances Burney is one of the few women accorded such an honour. She joins the likes of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot who might in some ways be seen as her literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Clark, Lorna J.
A Celebration of Frances Burney.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2007
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lorna J Clark
ISBN: 9781443814980 1443814989
OCLC Number: 847548366
Notes: Papers presented at a conference to celebrate Frances Burney's 250th birthday.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 241 pages)
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; ABBREVIATIONS; JOURNALS AND LETTERS; JOYCE HEMLOW AND THE MCGILL BURNEY PROJECT; GIVING VOICE TO NOBODY; MATTER FOR COMMENT AND OBSERVATION; FAMILY; FRANCES AND SARAH HARRIET BURNEY; ERASING THE STEPMOTHER STORY; MEN OF FEELING; NOVELS; READING FRANCES BURNEY; MONKEYS, BULLFINCHES, CATS, AND DOGS IN FRANCES BURNEY'S FICTION; PERSUASION AND POWER; COMEDY AND TRAGEDY; BURNEY'S COMIC GENIUS; RETRENCHMENT AND AUTHENTICITY IN BURNEY'S LOVE AND FASHION; MISS ELLIS AND THE ACTRESS; LIFE. FANNY GOES DIPPING-EVELINA DOES NOTTHE TRAJECTORY OF ROMANCE; MAKING AN ENTRANCE; CONTEXT; FRANCES BURNEY AND PROFESSIONAL MEN; REAL ILLNESS, NOW?OR ONLY A PRETEXT; THE INIMITABLE MISS LAROLLES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS.
Responsibility: edited by Lorna J. Clark.

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