Search results: “"Frances Burney"”

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  • A Known Scribbler

    Frances Burney’s journals and letters, composed between 1768 and 1839, contain a unique account of the creative, social, and commercial ambitions and achievements of an…

  • An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting

    Perhaps the first extended non-fiction prose satire written by an English woman, Jane Collier’s An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (1753) is a…

  • Broadview Online: Jane Austen in Context

    Jane Austen in Context is a flexible and user-friendly online research tool that provides classrooms with a wide range of materials for the study of…

  • Charlotte Smith: Major Poetic Works

    Immensely popular with contemporary readers, Smith’s major poetic works are foundational texts of the Romantic period. Smith’s innovations in poetic form have also placed her…

  • Colonel Jack

    Long dismissed by critics as a novel of merely historical interest, Colonel Jack is one of Daniel Defoe’s most entertaining, revealing, and complex works. It…

  • Euphemia

    Charlotte Lennox’s Euphemia, published in 1790 at the end of her professional career, is an extraordinary account of pre-Revolutionary America from a woman’s perspective. Constructed…

  • Evelina

    The 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…

  • Jane Austen’s Manuscript Works

    When Jane Austen died, at the age of 41, she left behind her not only six novels but a large number of manuscripts, ranging from…

  • Love in Excess – Second Edition

    Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) was one of the most successful writers of her time; indeed, the two most popular English novels in the early eighteenth-century were…

  • The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 4: The Age of Romanticism – Third Edition

    In all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light. Fully grounded in sound literary…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Literature of the Revolutionary Period 1770-1832

    The selections from 132 authors in this anthology represent gender, social class, and racial and national origin as inclusively as possible, providing both greater context…

  • The Witlings and The Woman-Hater

    This Broadview edition pairs two of Frances Burney’s linked comedies. They both present the character of Lady Smatter, a “femme savante” whose lineage may be…

  • Waverley

    Sir Walter Scott’s first novel, Waverley enjoyed tremendous popularity upon its first publication. The novel is set during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, which sought…