Frances Burney: A Literary Life

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    Emphasizing Frances Burney's professionalism and her courage, Janice Farrar Thaddeus shows the protean writer who recognised her abilities and exercised them, always carefully shaping her career. Though now frequently depicted as retiring, even fearful, Burney forced on her reading public themes they were scarcely ready for, flamboyantly mixing genres, writing comically about intimate violence. Not content in old age to be merely a literary icon, she privately recorded with increasing clarity the moments when the world lacerates the self.

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    Number of Pages: 263
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780333607640
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    Listed in: General, c 1500 to c 1800, Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

    Books by Janice Farrar Thaddeus

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