Charles Burney

Standard Name: Burney, Charles,, the younger

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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Burney
The next brother, Charles , was expelled from Cambridge University for stealing books from the library, but eventually became respected as a clergyman and a scholar.
Family and Intimate relationships Cassandra Cooke
Cassandra's cousin Jane Austen criticised the household management of Samuel Cooke (who was her godfather), judging him a disagreable, fidgetty master to his servants.
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
In his professional capacity he worried about competing with the Methodists
Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Meeke
Of her Burney stepbrothers, Charles fell into disgrace for stealing books from his university library at the same time that Elizabeth fell into disgrace for her runaway marriage. He later wrote highly favourable reviews for...
Friends, Associates Frances Reynolds
Frances Burney comments on FR less as a victim than as a joker with a mask of naiveté. She thought that Reynolds got upset too easily over trivia and was hamperingly indecisive. She reported her...
Friends, Associates Caroline Herschel
Though CH recorded in summer 1774 that she had lost her only female acquaintance (apparently because her work for her brother left her no time for social life), she later met Charles and Frances Burney
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Burney
Bibliographer James Raven notes a crescendo in novelistic echoes of FB 's works during the 1780s. Burney's brother Charles , for instance, noted borrowings from both Evelina and Cecilia in his review for the Monthly...
Literary responses Elizabeth Meeke
The Critical Review, while noting the absence of originality, distinguished this work sharply from common or inferior novels. It praised the incidents, style, authorial comments, and freedom from tiresome and impertinent digressive episodes.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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Literary responses Elizabeth Sophia Tomlins
Charles Burney the younger reviewed this novel quite favourably for the Monthly Review.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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He noted borrowings from his sister 's Evelina and Cecilia, and forecast that the author would improve with...
Literary responses Elizabeth Meeke
Reviewers mostly noted the work's (alleged) translated status. The Critical Review pointed out that the plot's prejudices of high birth were no longer characteristic of post-revolutionary France. Nonetheless it pronounced the book an entertaining and...
Publishing Sarah Harriet Burney
While struggling to finish this work, SHB called it my own eternal rubbish
Burney, Sarah Harriet. The Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney. Editor Clark, Lorna J., University of Georgia Press.
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and my long plague.
Burney, Sarah Harriet. The Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney. Editor Clark, Lorna J., University of Georgia Press.
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By October 1811 she felt she had her plot organised and almost all her allocations of...
Textual Production Frances Burney
Thomas Harris , manager of Covent Garden Theatre , informed FB 's brother Charles that he planned to stage her comedy Love and Fashion in March 1800.
Burney, Frances. The Complete Plays of Frances Burney. Editor Sabor, Peter, William Pickering.
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