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Fanny Burney

Novelist (13-Jun-1752 — 6-Jan-1840)


Michael E. Adelstein. Fanny Burney. New York: Twayne. 1968. 169pp.

Fanny Burney. Diary and Letters of Madame d'Arblay, Author of Evelina, Cecilia, &c.. London: Henry Colburn. 1842-46. (7 vols.) Edited by her niece.

Barbara Darby. Frances Burney, Dramatist: Gender, Performance, and the Late Eighteenth-Century Stage. University Press of Kentucky. 1997. 237pp.

Hester Davenport. Faithful Handmaid: Fanny Burney at the Court of King George III. Stroud: Sutton. 2000. 240pp.

Annie Raine Ellis (editor). The Early Diary of Frances Burney, 1768-1778. London: George Bell. 1889. (2 vols.) 385pp. + 327pp.

Julia Epstein. The Iron Pen: Frances Burney and the Politics of Women's Writing. University of Wisconsin Press. 1989. 276pp.

Emily Hahn. A Degree of Prudery: A Biography of Fanny Burney. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1950. 340pp.

Claire Harman. Fanny Burney: A Biography. Harper Collins. 2000. 430pp.

Joyce Hemlow. A Catalogue of the Burney Family Correspondence, 1749-1878. New York: New York Public Library. 1971. 458pp.

Joyce Hemlow. The History of Fanny Burney. Clarendon Press. 1958. 528pp.

Janice Farrar Thaddeus. Frances Burney: A Literary Life. UK: Macmillan. 2000. 263pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.233)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.38)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.11)

  8. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800 (pp.64-67)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.153)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.79)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.86)

  12. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.111)

  13. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.159)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.78)

  15. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.87)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.37)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.18)

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