Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney (Dodo Press)
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Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney (Dodo Press) by Frances Burney
Book DescriptionFrances Burney (1752-1840), also known as Fanny Burney and after marriage as Madame D'Arblay, was a novelist, diarist, and playwright. She was self-educated, and began writing what she called her "scribblings" at the age of ten. She married in 1793 at forty-two, to a French exile, General Alexandre D'Arblay. Their only son, Alexander, was born in 1794. After a lengthy writing career, and travels that took her to France for over ten years, she settled in Bath, England. Throughout her career as a writer, her wit and talent for satirical caricatures were widely acknowledged. In total, she wrote four novels, eight plays, one biography, and twenty volumes of journals and letters. Her works include: The History of Caroline Evelyn (1767), Evelina; or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World (1778), Cecilia; or, Memoirs of an Heiress (1782), Camilla; or, A Picture of Youth (1796) and The Wanderer; or, Female Difficulties (1814).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781409901969
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Dodo Press
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frances Burney
Evelina, Paperback (May 2012)
Beautiful young Evelina falls victim to the rakish advances of Sir Clement Willoughby on her entrance to the world of fashionable London. Colliding with the manners and customs of a society she doesn't understand, she finds herself without hope that she should ever deserve the attention of the man she loves.
Journals and Letters, Paperback (May 2001)
From her youth in London high society to a period in the court of Queen Charlotte and her years interned in France with her husband Alexandre d'Arblay during the Napoleonic Wars, she captures the changing times around her. She includes portraits such as the mad' King George, Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, David Garrick, and more.
Known Scribbler: Frances Burney Pb, Paperback (January 1999)» View all books by Frances Burney
"The book charts one extraordinary woman's life of writing, but its journal entries, letters and reviews also reveal the changing habits of a whole literary culture." -- John Mullan, University College London
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