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Evelina or The History Of A Young Lady's Entrance Into The World

£5.99

Product description

Hardback. Brown cloth covered book with red writing and logos to front board and spine. Boards have been water damaged at some point (see photograph). Front board hinge is broken along spine. Previous owner's inscription on inside page. Some foxing to the endpapers.

Published by Oxford in 1930.

From Wiki:

Evelina, or the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World is a novel written by English author Fanny Burney and first published in 1778. Although published anonymously, its authorship was revealed by the poet George Huddesford in what Burney called a "vile poem".

In this 3-volume epistolary novel, title character Evelina is the unacknowledged, but legitimate daughter of a dissipated English aristocrat, thus raised in rural seclusion until her 17th year. Through a series of humorous events that take place in London and the resort town of Hotwells, near Bristol, Evelina learns to navigate the complex layers of 18th-century society and earn the love of a distinguished nobleman. This sentimental novel, which has notions of sensibility and early romanticism, satirizes the society in which it is set and is a significant precursor to the work of Jane Austen and Maria Edgeworth, whose novels explore many of the same issues.

Item details

Author(s):
Burney, Frances
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
20.5 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Oxford
Title:
Evelina or the History Of A Young Lady's Entrance Into The World

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About this item

Hardback. Brown cloth covered book with red writing and logos to front board and spine. Boards have been water damaged at some point (see photograph). Front board hinge is broken along spine. Previous owner's inscription on inside page. Some foxing to the endpapers.

Published by Oxford in 1930.

From Wiki:

Evelina, or the History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World is a novel written by English author Fanny Burney and first published in 1778. Although published anonymously, its authorship was revealed by the poet George Huddesford in what Burney called a "vile poem".

In this 3-volume epistolary novel, title character Evelina is the unacknowledged, but legitimate daughter of a dissipated English aristocrat, thus raised in rural seclusion until her 17th year. Through a series of humorous events that take place in London and the resort town of Hotwells, near Bristol, Evelina learns to navigate the complex layers of 18th-century society and earn the love of a distinguished nobleman. This sentimental novel, which has notions of sensibility and early romanticism, satirizes the society in which it is set and is a significant precursor to the work of Jane Austen and Maria Edgeworth, whose novels explore many of the same issues.

Author(s):
Burney, Frances
Condition:
Poor
Dimensions:
20.5 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
590
Publisher:
Oxford
Title:
Evelina or the History Of A Young Lady's Entrance Into The World

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