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Evelina, or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world

Author: Fanny Burney; Margaret Anne Doody
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1994.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leaving the secluded home of her guardian for the first time, beautiful Evelina Anville is captivated by her new surroundings in London's beau monde?and in particular by the handsome, chivalrous Lord Orville. But her enjoyment soon turns to mortification at the hands of her vulgar and capricious grandmother, and the rakish Sir Clement Willoughby, who torments the naive young woman with his unwanted advances. And  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Satire
Epistolary fiction
Bildungsromane
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Burney; Margaret Anne Doody
ISBN: 0140433473 9780140433470
OCLC Number: 32049706
Description: xlii, 505 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: History of a young lady's entrance into the world.
Evelina
Responsibility: Frances Burney ; edited with an introduction and notes by Margaret Anne Doody.
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Written in secret and copied for her publisher in disguised handwriting, Frances Burney's first novel appeared anonymously in 1778. Subtitled "The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World",  Read more...

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