Fanny Burney

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Fanny Burney


Born
in King’s Lynn, England, The United Kingdom
June 13, 1752

Died
January 06, 1840

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Also known as Frances Burney and, after her marriage, as Madame d’Arblay. Frances Burney was a novelist, diarist and playwright. In total, she wrote four novels, eight plays, one biography and twenty volumes of journals and letters.

Average rating: 3.67 · 16,459 ratings · 794 reviews · 147 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.64 avg rating — 10,869 ratings — published 1778 — 195 editions
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The Wanderer: or, Female Di...

3.76 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 1814 — 23 editions
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Journals and Letters

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4.02 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1841 — 26 editions
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The Complete Novels of Fann...

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The Witlings and the Woman-...

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3.84 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1779 — 4 editions
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Diary Of Fanny Burney

4.07 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1840 — 3 editions
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Cecilia: Or Memoirs Of An H...

3.67 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1782 — 31 editions
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Cecilia, or Memoirs of an H...

3.75 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1782 — 29 editions
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More books by Fanny Burney…
“Unused to the situations in which I find myself, and embarassed by the slightest difficulties, I seldom discover, till too late, how I ought to act.”
Fanny Burney, Evelina

“Generosity without delicacy, like wit without judgement, generally gives as much pain as pleasure.”
Fanny Burney, Evelina

“She [Evelina] is not, indeed, like most modern young ladies; to be known in half an hour; her modest worth, and fearful excellence, require both time and encouragement to show themselves.”
Fanny Burney, Evelina

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