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The witlings ; and, the woman-hater

Author: Fanny Burney; Peter Sabor; Geoffrey M Sill
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 1997.
Series: Pickering women's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition contains two of Frances Burney's comedies: "The Witlings", (1778-80) which satirizes the bluestockings; and "The Woman Hater" (1800-02), which explores social pretension and gender  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Satire
Comedies
Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Burney; Peter Sabor; Geoffrey M Sill
ISBN: 185196360X 9781851963607
OCLC Number: 37239075
Description: xliv, 207 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Short titles Introduction Note on the text Select Bibliography Chronology The Witlings (1778-80) The Woman-Hater (1800-02) Notes Appendix: Literary Allusions
Series Title: Pickering women's classics.
Other Titles: Woman-hater.
Witlings ; and, The woman-hater
Responsibility: Frances Burney ; edited with introduction and notes by Peter Sabor and Geoffrey Sill.
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'Of particular interest...is the appendix, which lists the literary allusions in these plays and, once again, reminds us of Burney's subtle message about a woman's education. Her own knowledge of Read more...

 
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