Evelina; or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World

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Evelina; or, A Young Lady's Entrance into the World

Reading experience
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Evidence

Charles Burney on his first reading of Frances Burney, ""Evelina"": "I perused the first Vol. with fear and trembling, not supposing she wd disgrace her parentage, but not having the least idea that without ... knowledge of the world, she cd write a book worth reading. The dedication to myself ... brought tears to my eyes, and [I] found so much good sense & good writing in the Letters of Mr. Villiers, that ... I hastn"d to tell her... that I had read part of the book with such pleasure, that instead of being angry, I congratulated her on being able to write so well ..."

Source

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Notes
Quotation from Charles Burney, Fragmentary Memoir, Berg MS, 'Collection of Miscellaneous Holographs,' folder 3, 'Memoranda No. 5'.

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Accessed on 2019/11/13 18:59:06

Related place
England
Related people
Burney, Charles
Related text or manuscript
Frances Burney: The Life in the Works
Related place
England
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Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

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Aged 52 [Experience in 1778, born in 1726]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Quotation from Charles Burney, Fragmentary Memoir, Berg MS, 'Collection of Miscellaneous Holographs,' folder 3, 'Memoranda No. 5'.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/99377
Accessed on 2019/11/13 18:59:06

Related place
England
Related people
Burney, Charles
Related text or manuscript
Frances Burney: The Life in the Works
Related place
England
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