The women novelists by R. Brimley Johnson

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Author Johnson, R. Brimley (Reginald Brimley), 1867-1932
LoC No. 19012565
Title The women novelists
Original Publication United Kingdom: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.,1918.
Contents Introduction: before Miss Burney -- The first woman novelist: Fanny Burney -- A picture of youth: Fanny Burney's "Camilla" -- "Cecilia" to "Sense and Sensibility": writers from 1782-1811 -- A study in fine art: Jane Austen, 1775-1817 -- A "most accomplished coquette": Jane Austen's "Lady Susan" -- Parallel passages: Jane Austen and Fanny Burney -- "Persuasion" to "Jane Eyre": writers from 1818-1847 -- A lonely soul: Charlotte Brontë, 1816-1855 -- "Jane Eyre" to "Scenes of clerical life": writers from 1847-1858 -- A professional woman: George Eliot, 1819-1880 -- The great four: Burney, Austen, Brontë, George Eliot -- The woman's man: An ideal and a point of view -- Personalities: Character analysis and biographical outlines -- Conclusion -- Appendix: list of minor writers.
Credits The Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Subject English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Subject Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History
Subject English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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