Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1752-06-13
Death 1840-01-06
Britons
French, English

Biographical notes:

Burney was an English novelist and letter writer. Mary Hamilton was a good friend of hers.

From the description of Autograph letter signed from Fanny Burney to Mary Hamilton, Norbury Park, 1784 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865184

English novelist, author of Evelina, Cecilia, and Camilla. Born Frances Burney, married General d'Arblay.

From the description of ALS : to Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi, [1781] May 31-June 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586059

Fanny Burney was the daughter of musician and author Charles Burney (1726-1814). In 1777, she first met authors Samuel Johnson and Hester Thrale (later Hester Lynch Piozzi), and soon became a key member of their informal literary circle. Her first novel, Evelina, was published anonymously in 1778 to great acclaim, and was followed by Cecilia in 1782 and Camilla in 1796. She married Alexandre Jean Baptiste Piochard, comte d'Arblay, in 1793.

From the description of Correspondence, 1778-1834 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213460

Familiarly known as Lord Byron, George Gordon Byron was an English poet, essayist, and dramatist.

From the guide to the Baron Byron, George Gordon Byron collection of papers, 1805-1969, 1805-1922, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Frances Burney d'Arblay was an English novelist, dramatist, diarist, and poet.

From the description of Frances Burney d'Arblay collection of papers, 1653-1894 bulk (1775-1839). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430957

From the guide to the Frances Burney d'Arblay collection of papers, 1653-1894, 1775-1839, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Fanny Burney (1752-1840) was the daughter of musician and author Charles Burney (1726-1814). In 1777, she first met authors Samuel Johnson and Hester Thrale (later Hester Lynch Piozzi), and soon became a key member of their informal literary circle. Her first novel, Evelina, was published anonymously in 1778 to great acclaim, and was followed by Cecilia in 1782 and Camilla in 1796. She married Alexandre Jean Baptiste Piochard, comte d'Arblay, in 1793.

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1778-1834., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Frances "Fanny" Burney, Madame D'Arblay, British writer. She was the daughter of Charles Burney, the writer on music and music teacher to the London elite. Fanny's novel Evelina (1778) was published anonymously, but when its great success piqued popular interest, her identity was exposed. Other popular writings by Fanny Burney include Cecelia (1782) and Camilla (1796).

From the description of Fanny Burney manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1783-1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77744025

English author.

From the description of First Edition of Cecilia Advertisement : [London] : autograph manuscript draft of the advertisement, 1782 Jul. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536790

Burney was an English writer.

From the description of Letter, 1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83975089

Frances "Fanny" Burney, Madame D'Arblay, English writer.

From the guide to the Fanny Burney manuscript material : 4 items, ca. 1783-1824, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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Subjects:

  • Authors, English--18th century--Correspondence
  • Women authors, English--18th century
  • Influenza
  • English literature--Women authors
  • Women novelists, English--18th century--Sources
  • Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
  • Women authors, English

Occupations:

  • Women authors--18th century

Places:

  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)