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Burney, Fanny


Summary of Biography

Fanny Burney was an English novelist and diarist. She is greatly acknowledged as an eighteenth century observer and writer of character sketches. Her writings gained fame due to their strong narrative and comic style.

Biography

Fanny Burney (1752 - 1840), known as Madame d'Arblay after marriage, was an English novelist and diarist born in King's Lynn, England. She was self - educated and began writing what she called her 'scribblings' at the age of ten. As a novelist, she set the stage for such comic giants as Jane Austen and Thackeray. Burney focused on issues concerning females and on the hypocrisy of the aristocracy in her works.

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