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The early journals and letters of Fanny Burney

Author: Fanny Burney; Lars E Troide; Stewart J Cooke; Betty Rizzo
Publisher: Kingston ; Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1988-<2012>
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fanny Burney was best known in her own time as the author of Evelina and other novels. Her modern reputation, however, rests primarily on her extensive journals and letters. The third of eleven children of Charles Burney, an eminent musician, author, and composer, she began keeping a journal of her experiences in London's musical, theatrical, and literary circles as a shy and precocious girl of fifteen. She had a
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Early works
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; London; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Burney; Lars E Troide; Stewart J Cooke; Betty Rizzo
ISBN: 9780773505384 0773505385 9780773505391 0773505393 9780773505278 077350527X 9780773505292 0773505296 9780773505421 0773505423
OCLC Number: 21973045
Notes: Vols. 3 and 5 edited by Lars E. Troide and Stewart J. Cooke.
Vol. 4 edited by Betty Rizzo.
Description: volumes <1-5> : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1768-1773 --
v. 2. 1774-1777 --
v. 3. The Streatham years, 1778-1779 --
v. 4. The Streatham years, part II, 1780-1781 --
v. 5. 1782-1783.
Responsibility: edited by Lars E. Troide.
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Volume V of The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney covers a period of significant gains and losses for the young writer. Professionally, Burney consolidated her reputation as England's  Read more...

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