Frances Burney: A Literary Life (Literary Lives)

By: Janice Farrar Thaddeus

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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.

Title: Frances Burney: A Literary Life (Literary Lives)

Author Name: Janice Farrar Thaddeus

Categories: Essays/Literary Criticism,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: June 2000

ISBN Number: 031222981X

ISBN Number 13: 9780312229818

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - VeryGood

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