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Published: 15 December 2008

512 Pages | 2 frontispieces

ISBN: 9780199536931

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New Edition

Frances Burney
Introduction by Vivien Jones and Edited by Edward A. Bloom

Oxford World's Classics

  • · a major work in the history of the novel, Evelina is Burney's first, shortest, and most popular novel
  • · deals with themes that still have relevance today, such as the position of women in society, social ambition
  • · new introduction and notes focus on themes of most critical interest: Burney's portrayal of London, the new consumerism, women's position
  • · a richly comic and entertaining novel by a major woman writer