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Fanny Burney : a biography

Author: Claire Harman
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the celebrated eighteenth-century author and satirist draws on more than seventy years of Burney's diaries and her observations of the leading writers, artists, philosophers, and personalities of her time to chronicle her remarkable literary career, her adventure-filled life, and her influence on the work of later writers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harman, Claire.
Fanny Burney.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001
(OCoLC)647024802
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Harman
ISBN: 0679446583 9780679446583
OCLC Number: 47811007
Notes: Originally published: London : HarperCollins, 2000.
Description: xxvi, 417 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Low Race of Mortals --
A Romantick Girl --
Female Caution --
An Accidental Author --
Entrance into the World --
Downright Scribler --
Cecilia --
Change and Decay --
Retrograde Motion --
Taking Sides --
The Cabbage-Eaters --
Winds and Waves --
The Wanderer --
Keeping Life Alive.
Responsibility: Claire Harman.
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A portrait of the celebrated eighteenth-century author and satirist draws on more than seventy years of Burney's diaries and her observations of the leading writers, artists, philosophers, and personalities of her time to chronicle her remarkable literary career, her adventure-filled life, and her influence on the work of later writers.

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