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A known scribbler : Frances Burney on literary life

Author: Fanny Burney; Justine Crump
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Frances Burney's journals and letters, composed between 1768 and 1839, contain a unique account of the creative, social, and commercial ambitions and achievements of an eighteenth-century woman writer. Focusing on Burney's literary life, this selection from her journals and correspondence combines Burney's own accounts of the creation of her popular novels, her aspirations for her dramatic writings, and her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Correspondance
Journaux intimes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840.
Known scribbler.
Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606927908
Online version:
Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840.
Known scribbler.
Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)607911506
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Burney; Justine Crump
ISBN: 1551113201 9781551113203
OCLC Number: 50022743
Description: 380 pages : portrait ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: [Frances Burney] ; edited by Justine Crump.

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