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Cecilia
     

Cecilia

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by Frances Burney
 

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When heiress Cecilia Beverley receives an inheritance from her uncle, the Dean, it comes with the stipulation that her future husband must change his name to Beverley. Besieged by suitors only after her fortune, Cecilia eventually falls in love with the only son and heir of a proud family—one that prevents him from changing his name. A social satire,

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When heiress Cecilia Beverley receives an inheritance from her uncle, the Dean, it comes with the stipulation that her future husband must change his name to Beverley. Besieged by suitors only after her fortune, Cecilia eventually falls in love with the only son and heir of a proud family—one that prevents him from changing his name. A social satire, Cecilia is both a love story and an examination of British upper-class conventions.

Originally published in 1782, Cecilia was reprinted at least twice within a year of its publication, and served as an influence for the title of Jane Austen’s masterpiece Pride and Prejudice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443422697
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
325
Sales rank:
436,870
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Frances Burney (Fanny Burney) was a British novelist who wrote four novels, eight plays, and one biography in her lifetime, and left behind 20 volumes of journals and letters after her death. Self-educated, Burney began writing at the age of 10, and published her first novel, Evelina, anonymously in 1778. Burney followed Evelina's success with Cecilia, Camilla, and The Wanderer, all of which explored the lives of English aristocrats and the role of women in society. Burney’s novels were enormously popular during her lifetime, inspiring both Jane Austen and William Makepeace Thackeray, and her journals are recognized for their uncommonly accurate and candid portrayal of 18th-century England. Burney died in Bath, England, in 1840.

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