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The history of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy

Author: Eliza Fowler Haywood; John J Richetti
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Series: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, originally published as three volumes in 1753, is the last work by the prolific English novelist Eliza Haywood. Out of print since the early nineteenth century and never available in an edited and fully-annotated modern edition such as this, Haywood's novel is an important early example of the sentimental novel of domestic manners. In its depiction of marriage and courtship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
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Love stories
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Haywood, Eliza Fowler, 1693?-1756.
History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005
(OCoLC)607750252
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza Fowler Haywood; John J Richetti
ISBN: 0813123593 9780813123592 0813191432 9780813191430
OCLC Number: 61261254
Notes: Previously published: London : Printed for T. Gardner, 1753.
Description: xli, 412 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy.
Series Title: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Responsibility: by Eliza Haywood ; edited by John Richetti.
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Talks about marriage and courtship among the leisure classes of the mid-eighteenth century. In his introduction, the editor examines how Eliza Haywood's amusing and engaging prose explores the  Read more...

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