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Written by the renowned woman of letters Fanny Burney (1752–1840) and published under her married name, the Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay offer a unique insight into the currents of intellectual thought during a fascinating historical period. Originally published in 1927, this text provides a concise introduction to the Diary and Letters. Aimed at the general reader, it traces the main outlines of Burney's social picture in the hope that these outlines will create the impetus for further investigation. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Fanny Burney and her historical environment.
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- Date Published: February 2012
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107604964
- length: 190 pages
- dimensions: 203 x 127 x 11 mm
- weight: 0.21kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
2. The Burney household
3. Life in St Martin's Street: Garrick, Dr Johnson
4. Evelina: Or a Young Lady's Entrance into the World
5. The characters and style of Evelina
6. Streathem: Mrs Thrale, Dr Johnson and Boswell
7. Last days with Dr Johnson
8. The Blue-Stockings
9. Sir Joshua Reynolds
10. Edmund Burke and Sheridan
11. Mrs Delany: Horace Walpole: George III
12. Everyday life at court
13. Queen Charlotte: the Princes and Princesses
14. The trial of Warren Hastings: Windham, Burke and Sheridan
15. Royal visit to Oxford: the King's illness
16. Release from court: the French émigrés at Juniper Hall
17. Marriage: Camilla Cottage
18. Visit to Windsor: Paris: Napoleon
19. Presentation to Louis XVIII: the hundred days
20. Brussels during Waterloo
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