The Fortunate Foundlings

The Fortunate Foundlings

by Eliza Fowler Haywood
     
 

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Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) (born Elizabeth Fowler) was an English writer, actress and publisher. Described as "prolific even by the standards of a prolific age", Haywood wrote and published over seventy works during her lifetime including fiction, drama, translations, poetry, conduct literature and periodicals. Haywood is a significant figure of the long 18th century

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Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) (born Elizabeth Fowler) was an English writer, actress and publisher. Described as "prolific even by the standards of a prolific age", Haywood wrote and published over seventy works during her lifetime including fiction, drama, translations, poetry, conduct literature and periodicals. Haywood is a significant figure of the long 18th century as one of the important founders of the novel in English. Today she is studied primarily as a novelist. The Fortunate Foundlings (1744) is the genuine history of a collection of characters, and contains many wonderful accidents that befel them in their travels. It is a picaresque novel in which two children of opposite sex experience the world differently, according to their gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419162749
Publisher:
Kessinger Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/17/2004
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.48(d)

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