Table of Contents

Frances Burney: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text


Introduction to Appendices

Appendix A: Contemporary Reviews

  1. London Review (February 1778)
  2. Monthly Review (April 1778)
  3. Westminster Magazine (June 1778)
  4. Gentleman’s Magazine (September
  5. Critical Review (September 1778)

Appendix B: Works on Family

  1. George Savile, Marquis of Halifax, The Lady’s New-Year’s-Gift
  2. William Fleetwood, The Relative Duties of Parents
    and Children, Husbands and Wives. Masters and
  3. Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, “Correspondence
    with her Granddaughter, Diana, Duchess of Bedford,
  4. Samuel Richardson, Letters Written To and For Particular
    Friends, on the Most Important Occasions
  5. [John Hill], On the Management and Education of
  6. Samuel Richardson, A Collection of the Moral and
    Instructive Sentiments, Maxims, Cautions, and Reflexions,
    Contained in the Histories of PAMELA, CLARISSA, and SIR
  7. James Nelson, An Essay on the Government of Children
  8. Eliza Haywood, The Female Spectator
  9. Lady Sarah Pennington, An Unfortunate Mother’s Advice
    to Her Absent Daughters
  10. “Portia” [pseud.], The Polite Lady
  11. Hester Mulso Chapone, Letters on the Improvement of
    the Mind
  12. Clara Reeve, Plans of Education
  13. Mrs. Bonhote, The Parental Monitor
  14. Thomas Gisborne, An Enquiry into the Duties of the
    Female Sex
  15. Maria Edgeworth and Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Practical Education
  16. Francis Burney D’Arblay, Memoirs of Doctor Burney

Appendix C: Works on Comedy

  1. Anon., Pasquil’s Jests, Mixed with Mother Bunches Merriments
  2. Joseph Addison, The Spectator
  3. Anon., Scoggin’s Jests
  4. [John Mottley], Joe Miller’s Jest Book
  5. [Corbyn Morris], An Essay Towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit, Humour, Raillery, Satire, and Ridicule
  6. Eliza Haywood, The Female Spectator
  7. Jane Collier, An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously
  8. Christopher Anstey, The New Bath Guide
  9. [James Quin], Quin’s Jests
  10. Anon., An Essay on Laughter
  11. William Hazlitt, Lectures on the English Comic Writers

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Posted on October 29, 2015