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Evelina, or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world : authoritative text, contexts and contemporary reactions, criticism

Author: Fanny Burney; Stewart J Cooke
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©1998.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A young woman named Evelina innocently enters the world of eighteenth-century London society, blissfully unaware of its very real dangers. Includes contemporary reviews, fourteen critical essays, a chronology, and other reference materials.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Satirical literature
Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Love stories
Named Person: Fanny Burney; Burney; Fanny Burney
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fanny Burney; Stewart J Cooke
ISBN: 0393971589 9780393971583
OCLC Number: 36165269
Description: x, 490 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The text of Evelina --
Conduct books: Modesty --
Passivity --
Wit --
Learning --
Aging --
Dangerous connections --
Inequality --
Love --
Amusements --
Theatre --
Dancing --
Publication of Evelina / Madame d'Arblay [Frances Burney] --
Extracts from the journals and letters / Frances Burney --
Dedication to The wanderer / Madame d'Arblay [Frances Burney] --
Reviews: London review --
Monthly review --
Westminster magazine --
Critical review --
Gentleman's magazine --
Miss Burney / Anna Letitia Barbauld --
The spirit of cockneyism [on Burney's characters] / William Hazlitt --
Review of The wanderer / John Wilson Croker --
[On Burney's art] [On Burney's mortality] / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
The mother of English fiction / Virginia Woolf --
The composition of Evelina / Joyce Hemlow --
Fanny Burney's feminism: gender or genre? / Martha G. Brown --
Cinderella or Bluebeard: the double plot of Evelina / Kenneth W. Graham --
Evelina: marriage as a dangerous die / Kristina Straub --
How to read like a gentleman: Burney's instructions to her criticsin Evelina / Gina Campbell --
Getting waylaid in Evelina / Susan Fraiman --
Beyond Evelina: the individual novel and the community of literature / Margaret Anne Doody.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Evelina
Evelina
History of a young lady's entrance into the world
Responsibility: Frances Burney ; edited by Stewart J. Cooke.

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