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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
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  • 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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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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
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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