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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 12–13.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Esther Burney...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 38–55.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Peter Sabor This essay offers a revisionist reading of Charles Burney Sr.’s extraordinary talent for networking. It shows that Dr. Burney initiated and burnished a friendship with Dr. Johnson, who would play a crucial role in facilitating Burney’s transition from lowly musician to respected man...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Ruth Scobie In the world of Frances Burney’s fiction, the South Seas do not seem to exist. Burney’s characters do not discuss the latest discoveries, read accounts of Pacific islands, dine with Oceanic natives, or admire, collect, or copy curiosities from Tahiti, New Zealand, or Hawaii. Yet members...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Stewart Cooke “You must get rid … of this Cold, as fast as possible, because we want you at Twickenham !,” cried Richard Owen Cambridge on 22 January 1785 while visiting the ailing Frances Burney at her home in St. Martin’s Street, London. There is little doubt that Cambridge did, indeed, want...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 112–130.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Lorna Clark The recovery of the works of early English women writers is an ongoing project, and should include those of Sarah Harriet Burney (1772–1839). One of her novels has recently appeared in a scholarly edition and the rest will soon follow. Common themes and motifs can be found in her work...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 152–169.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Cassandra Ulph The formative influence on Frances Burney’s work of the artistic-professional context of her upbringing has only recently begun to be recognized. Early experiences in her father’s musical household informed Burney’s construction of a literary identity that balanced her professionally...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 1–28.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Devoney Looser This essay considers Frances Burney’s last published work, Memoirs of Doctor Burney (1832), for its sustained attention to gender, aging, and authorship. When the Memoirs is read from cover to cover, significant and previously unnoticed patterns emerge that offer new insights...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sophie Coulombeau In Frances Burney’s second novel, Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress (1782), the social taxonomist Mr. Gosport educates the protagonist in the ways of the bon ton by applying classificatory principles to metropolitan polite society. This article argues that Gosport’s methodology...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Hilary Havens After her beloved sister Susan died on 6 January 1800, Frances Burney wrote several grieving letters, but her ordinarily voluminous journals and letters were markedly scant during the year 1800. Burney expressed her grief later and elsewhere, particularly in her little-known...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Susan K. Howard Burney Frances . Court Journals and Letters . ( Oxford : Clarendon , 2011 ). Vol. 1 : ( 1786 ) , ed. Sabor Peter . Pp. xlix + 343. 8 ills. ; vol. 2 : ( 1787 ) , ed. Cooke Stewart . Pp. xxiii + 334. 5 ills . $185 each Copyright 2013 by Duke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 85–103.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Ann Campbell This essay argues that Frances Burney in Cecilia; or Memoirs of an Heiress (1782) critiques political debates and literary conventions focused on clandestine marriage. Through two plots of this novel, one economic and one focused on courtship, Burney interprets clandestine marriage...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Gillian Skinner The idea that Burney features in her own journals and letters as a novelistic heroine is something that readers over the years have noted and attributed variously to straightforward egotism or to a need for compensation. In this article, I read narrative performances Burney produced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Hilary Havens Frances Burney's opinion of the Bluestocking circle has often been interpreted negatively due to her comic play, The Witlings (1779), which ridicules members of the group. In fact, Burney's perception of the Bluestockings, explained here through her relationships with three...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Mascha Hansen The correspondence between Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi and a less well-known member of the Burney clan, Frances Burney’s niece Marianne Francis, is remarkable because it reveals how an ambitious young woman struggled to overcome the prejudices against learning in women at the beginning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 15–37.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Amy Louise Erickson Esther Sleepe Burney, the wife of Charles and mother of Frances, features almost not at all in the literature on the Burney family. This paper introduces her, her sisters and her mother, as part of a London fan-making enterprise that was highly lucrative and female-dominated...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Coulombeau Cardi† University “But for my Pen,” the twenty-two-year-old Frances Burney wrote in “all the Adventures of this Noble family might sink to oblivion! I am amazed when I consider the greatness of my Importance, the dignity of my Task, & the Novelty of my pursuit!”1...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 14.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Commonly Used Abbreviations AJL Additional Journals and Letters of Frances Burney, general ed. Peter Sabor, vols. (Oxford: Oxford Univ., ) CB Mem Memoirs of Dr. Charles...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as “Mary Meeke,” the wife of a Staffordshire vicar. It was not until 2013 that an article by Simon Macdonald conclusively revealed the author’s actual identity as Elizabeth Meeke—not a respectable vicar’s wife, but the scandalous stepsister of Frances Burney. Meeke published all her fiction...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 73–102.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen. Detroit: Wayne State University, 1998. Pp. 261. $39.95. ISBN 0-814327222 Barbara Zonitch. Familiar Violence: Gender and Social Upheaval in the Novels of Frances Burney. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1997. Pp...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2005
.... In the theater, they saw Richard Steele’s The Conscious Lovers (1722), Edward Moore’s The Found- ling (1747), and George Colman’s The English Merchant (1767); at home, they read Henry Fielding’s Tom Jones (1749), Tobias Smollett’s Humphry Clinker (1771), Frances Burney’s Evelina (1778), Charlotte Smith’s...