Or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World. In a Series of Letters
By (author) Frances Burney
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Evelina by Frances Burney
Book DescriptionThe reputation of Frances Burney (1752-1840) was largely established with her first novel, Evelina. Published anonymously in 1778, it is an epistolary account of a sheltered young woman's entrance into society and her experience of family. Its comedy ranges from the violent practical joking reminiscent of Smollett's fiction to witty repartee that influenced Austen. The Broadview edition is based on the second edition of the novel (1779), which incorporates Burney's revisions and corrections. Its appendices include contemporary reviews of Evelina as well as eighteenth-century works on the family and on comedy
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781551112374
(216mm x 140mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Broadview Press Ltd
Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2000
Country of Publication: Canada
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)» View all books by Frances Burney
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.
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Author Biography - Frances Burney
Susan Kubica Howard is an associate professor of English at Duquesne University, and the editor of Charlotte Lennox's The Life of Harriet Stuart, Written by Herself (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995).
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