Past Issues

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Volume 15 (2018)

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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"'Tis Best to build no Castles in the Air': Romantic Fantasy meets Economic Reality in Frances Burney's Court Journals" by Lorna J. Clark

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"Frances Burney and the French Revolution: Politics in Burney's Court Journals and Letters" by Geoffrey Sill

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"Burney and Empire" by Tara Ghoshal Wallace

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"Tully's the Fashion: Ciceronian Fame in Frances Burney's Cecilia" by Kirsten Hall

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"Year in Burney Studies 2016" by Deborah Barnum

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Volume 14 (2017)

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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"History as Heuristic in The Wanderer" by Tara Ghoshal Wallace

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"The Things of Masquerade in Frances Burney's Cecilia and The Wanderer" by Kelly Fleming

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"'This crowded Sheet': Speaking Through Space in Frances Burney and Georgiana Waddington's Correspondence" by Emma Walshe

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Two Decades of the Burney Society and Burney Studies" by Hilary Havens

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"Year in Burney Studies 2015" by Deborah Barnum

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Volume 13 (2016)

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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"Burney at Work: The Court Years" by Nancy Johnson

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"Fanny, or, The History of a Not-so-young Lady's Retreat from the World" by Elaine Bander

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"Rehearsing Imoinda: Bleaching Black Bodies in Oroonoko and The Wanderer" by Shelby Johnson

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"Sympathetic Exchange, Sexual Attraction, and the Reinscription of National Identity: Burney's Evelina as Anglo-Scottish Integration Fantasy" by Adam Kozaczka

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"Year in Burney Studies 2013" by Deborah Barnum

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"Year in Burney Studies 2014" by Deborah Barnum

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Volume 12 (2012) 

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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"Close Encounters: Frances Burney, Actresses, and Models for Female Celebrity" by Laura Engel

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"Victorine: or, The German Evelina" by Mascha Hansen

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"Frances Burney, Elinor Joddrel, and the 'Defiance to All Forms' and 'Antique Prescriptions'" by Christina Davidson

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"Frances Burney's French Archive: Insights and Avenues"  by Katie Gemmill

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"'The Younger Part of our Male as well as Female Readers': Frances Burney and Youth Fiction in Late-Eighteenth-Century England" by Katherine Gustafson

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"Year in Burney Studies 2011" by Deborah Barnum

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"Year in Burney Studies 2012" by Katherine Richards

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Volume 11 (2011)

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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"A Study in Dialogue: Frances Burney Attends Warren Hastings’s Trial" by Lorna J. Clark

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"Evelina, The Wanderer, and Gothic Spatiality: Frances Burney and a Problem of Imagined Community" by Andrew Dicus

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"London and the Female Bildungsroman: Frances Burney’s Evelina, Cecilia, and The Witlings" by Kate C. Hamilton

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"Declining Buckles and Movable Shoes in Frances Burney’s Cecilia" by Alicia Kerfoot

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"Would it be pleasing to me?: Surveillance and Sexuality in Frances Burney’s Camilla" by Stephanie Russo

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"Year in Burney Studies 2010" by Deborah Barnum

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Volume 10 (2010)

"Editor's Note" by Marilyn Francus

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“Why Frances Burney ‘Forgets’ Her Foremothers” by Betty A. Schellenberg

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“Male Ambitions and Female Difficulties in 1814: WaverleyPatronageMansfield Park, and The Wanderer” by Elaine Bander

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“Wanderer's End: Understanding Burney's Approach to Endings” by Emily C. Friedman

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“Noisy Homes and Stubborn Ears: the Social Significance of Sound in Frances Burney’s Evelina” by Elles Smallegoor

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“‘Having a Lesson of Attention from Omai’: Frances Burney, Omai the Tahitian, and Eighteenth-Century British Constructions of Racial Difference” by Lori Halvorsen Zerne

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“Year in Burney Studies 2007-2009” by Hilary Havens

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Volume 9 (2007)

"Pioneer of Pathology" by John Wiltshire

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"Burney's Cerbera: Elizabeth Juliana Schwellenberg (1728-1797)" by Mascha Gemmeke

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"'The silent observant Miss Fanny': Narrative Position in Burney's Early Journals" by Sara K. Davis

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"The Fantastic in the Work of Frances Burney" by Margaret Anne Doody

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"Mentorship and Female Subject Formation in Burney's Cecilia and The Wanderer" by Margaret Kathryn Sloan

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"Gambling with Virtue: Female Gaming in the Novels of Frances Burney" by Heather Lusty

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Volume 8 (2005)

"Burney, Austen, and 'Bad Morality'" by Elaine Bander

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"Burney's Cecilia and the Problem of Textual Sonority" by Noelle Chao

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"Frances Burney's Anger" by Brian McCrea

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"Burney's Enactment of Shakespearean Tragedy in her Novels" by Gefen Bar-On

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"Race, Manners, and Satire in Burney's A Busy Day" by Alexander H. Pitofsky

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Volume 7 (2005)

"Captain Mirvan and the Politics of Manners in Evelina" by Alexander H. Pitofsky

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"Frances Burney and Mary Wollstonecraft: Female Difficulties and Feminism" by Sarah D. Spence

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"West End Girl: Fanny Burney on Shaftesbury Avenue" by Ian Kelly

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Volume 6 (2003)

"Frances Burney and William Havard's Scanderbeg: An Unidentified Reference in Burney's Journals and Letters" by Robert L. Mack

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"Frances Burney and Mme de Staël: Female Genius and the Call of Duty" by Mascha Gemmeke

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"From the Margins to the Centre: The Spinster as Author, Narrator and Actor" by Lorna J. Clark

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"Scissors, Paper, Cloth: A Poor Gentlewoman's Economy of Composition" by Betty Rizzo

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Volume 5 (2002)

"Getting Started with Frances Burney" by Michael Wheeler

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"A Busy Day in the West End" by Ian Kelly

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"Alexandre D'Arblay's Amiable Paean to Heterosexual Masturbation: Les Doigts" by Janice Farrar Thaddeus

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"A Review of the Broadview Edition of Evelina" by Lorna Clark

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Volume 4 (2001)

"Two Edward Burney Illustrations for Evelina, Known and Unknown" by Hester Davenport

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"Mme de Staël and Fanny Burney" by Annette Kobak

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"Sharpening Cecilia: Frances Burney as Professional Writer" by Janice Farrar Thaddeus

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Volume 3 (2000)

"Fanny Burney and The Wanderer" by Kate Chisholm

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"Sweet Cecilia and Brown George: Editing Volume 5 of Burney's Early Journals and Letters, 1782-1783" by Stewart Cooke

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Volume 2 (1999)

"Financial and Social 'Discrimination' in Frances Burney's Comedies" by Barbara Darby

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"Redeeming the Nabob: Frances Burney, Warren Hasting, and the Cultural Construction of India in A Busy Day" by Noel Chevalier

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"The McGill Burney Project" by Lars Troide

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Volume 1 (1998)

"Miss Somebody: The Diary of Fanny Burney, or A Star is Born" by Judy Simons

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"James Burney: A Brief Account" by John Wiltshire

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"Annie Raine Ellis, Austin Dobson, and the Rise of Burney Studies" by Peter Sabor

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