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Evelina, Or, the History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World: Authoritative Text, Contexts and Contemporary Reactions, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition)

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Publisher Comments:

"Contexts and Contemporary Reactions" illuminates eighteenth-century culture with selections from conduct books for women.  Extracts from Burney's letters and journals and five contemporary reviews are also included. "Criticism" presents a superb selection of critical writing about the novel. The critics include Anna Letitia Barbauld, William Hazlitt, John Wilson Croker, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Virginia Woolf, Joyce Hemlow, Martha G. Brown, Kenneth W. Graham, Kristina Straub, Gina Campbell, Susan Fraiman, amd Margaret Anne Doody. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.

Synopsis:

The text is that of the third edition text of this influential novel, which incorporates all of Burney's changes.

Synopsis:

A Norton Critical Edition classic, recommended for students and general reader alike.

About the Author

Stewart J. Cooke is Faculty Lecturer in English at McGill University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393971583
Editor:
Cooke, Stewart J.
Author:
Cooke, Stewart J.
Author:
Burney, Frances
Author:
Burney, Fanny
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
England
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Young women -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 488-490.
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
RG 224
Publication Date:
19980131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.30x5.24x.98 in. 1.06 lbs.

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