Author:Burney, Frances


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By: Burney, Frances

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000043915

ISBN: 0192840312

Condition: Very Good

Frances Burney's first and most enduringly popular novel is a vivid, satiri cal, and seductive account of the pleasures and dangers of fashionable life in late eighteenth-century London. As she describes her heroine's entry in to society, womanhood and, inevitably, love, Burney exposes the vulnerabili ty of female innocence in an image-conscious and often cruel world where so cial snobbery and sexual aggression are played out in the public arenas of pleasure-gardens, the... View more info