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The Resource Evelina : or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world, Frances Burney ; edited by Edward A. Bloom ; with an introduction and notes by Vivien Jones

Evelina : or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world, Frances Burney ; edited by Edward A. Bloom ; with an introduction and notes by Vivien Jones

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Evelina : or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world
Title
Evelina
Title remainder
or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world
Statement of responsibility
Frances Burney ; edited by Edward A. Bloom ; with an introduction and notes by Vivien Jones
Title variation
History of a young lady's entrance into the world
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Frances Burney's first and most enduringly popular novel is a vivid, satirical, and seductive account of the pleasures and dangers of fashionable life in late eighteenth-century London. As she describes her heroine's entry into society, womanhood and, inevitably, love, Burney exposes the vulnerability of female innocence in an image-conscious and often cruel world where social snobbery and sexual aggression are played out in the public arenas of pleasure-gardens, theatre visits, and balls. But Evelina's innocence also makes her a shrewd commentator on the excesses and absurdities of manners and social ambitions - as well as attracting the attention of the eminently eligible Lord Orville. Evelina, comic and shrewd, is at once a guide to fashionable London, a satirical attack on the new consumerism, an investigation of women's position in the late eighteenth century, and a love story. The new introduction and full notes to this edition help make this richness all the more readily available to a modern reader."--Back cover
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Has edition
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ERL
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1752-1840
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Burney, Fanny
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR3316.A4
LC item number
E8 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1994
  • 1952-
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  • Bloom, Edward A.
  • Jones, Vivien
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Upper class
  • Young women
  • Illegitimate children
  • Debutantes
  • England
  • Debutantes
  • Illegitimate children
  • Manners and customs
  • Upper class
  • Young women
  • England
Label
Evelina : or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world, Frances Burney ; edited by Edward A. Bloom ; with an introduction and notes by Vivien Jones
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn798786474
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliv, 455 pages
Isbn
9780199536931
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) i9780199536931
  • (OCoLC)798786474
Label
Evelina : or, The history of a young lady's entrance into the world, Frances Burney ; edited by Edward A. Bloom ; with an introduction and notes by Vivien Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn798786474
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xliv, 455 pages
Isbn
9780199536931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199536931
  • (OCoLC)798786474

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