Narrative Techniques in the Novels of Fanny Burney

Narrative Techniques in the Novels of Fanny Burney

by Tracy Edgar Daugherty
     
 

This book is a close study of Miss Burney's technical proficiency as a novelist. It describes the techniques she used to create point of view, characterization, tempo, and plot construction; it demonstrates how effectively or ineffectively she employed these techniques; and it discusses her overall contribution to the craft of novel-writing. The book also examines

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This book is a close study of Miss Burney's technical proficiency as a novelist. It describes the techniques she used to create point of view, characterization, tempo, and plot construction; it demonstrates how effectively or ineffectively she employed these techniques; and it discusses her overall contribution to the craft of novel-writing. The book also examines the relationship between her mastery of the technical aspects of the novel and the success or failure of the individual novels to more accurately place Burney in the history of the English novel.

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«This is a book which should be in all college and university libraries and will receive the approbation of students in the areas of Women's Studies and the Development of the Novel.» (Ben Harris McClary, Middle Georgia College)

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ISBN-13:
9780820406640
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1989
Series:
Studies in the Romantic Age Series, #1
Pages:
225

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