The Burney Centre

Charles Burney by Sir Joshua Reynolds, oil on canvas, 1781, National Portrait Gallery, London.    Portrait of Frances Burney by Edward Francisco Burney, c. 1784‒1785, National Portrait Gallery, London.

The Department is home to the Burney Centre (funded by the CRC program, the CFI, and SSHRC), an internationally recognized institution for the study of eighteenth-century literature and culture and the editing of eighteenth-century novels and letters.

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