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Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World: Authoritative Text, Contexts and Contemporary Reactions, Criticism - Fanny Burney, Stewart J. Cooke
Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World: Authoritative Text, Contexts and Contemporary Reactions, Criticism
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The text is that of the third edition text of this influential novel, which incorporates all of Burney’s changes.
The text is that of the third edition text of this influential novel, which incorporates all of Burney’s changes.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393971583 (0393971589)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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The English Student
The English Student rated it
3.0 Evelina - Fanny Burney
Or, as Wikipedia informs me, "The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World". Fanny Burney, an eighteenth-century novelist in the style of Jane Austen, is little-regarded now, possibly because of her somewhat unfortunate first name, and rarely read outside of academic circles. This is, I t...
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Paperback Castles
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I usually despise epistolary novels. But Jane Austen's praise of this particular novel made me overlook that fact. And as always, Jane Austen had perfect judgement. I do think she is the best person to take book recommendations from. It only took me 50 pages and then I was completely hooked - I had ...
The Moment Stealer
The Moment Stealer rated it
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Told in a series of letters, Evelina is the story of a naive country miss venturing forth into the dissolute world of London society, and teaches the perils of having an absurd amount of beauty and none of the wiles to make a success of it. Evelina is plagued on all sides by suitors ridiculous and a...
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms
Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookworms rated it
3.0 Evelina (Oxford World's Classics)
I own both the paperback and the kindle edition of this book, and I have read and rated both.I had to read this for class, and while we only read the beginning in class, I found that to be so interesting I decided to write my final essay using this book. Now, I kind of wish I hadn't.The pacing is fr...
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