John Bayley, 27 October 1988
Show More Woman to Woman: Female Friendship in Victorian Fiction by Tess Cosslett.
Harvester, 211 pp., £29.95, July 1988, 0 7108 1015 6Show More
Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century by John Mullan.
Oxford, 261 pp., £25, June 1988, 0 19 812865 7Show More
The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney. Vol. I: 1768-1773 edited by Lars Troide.
Oxford, 353 pp., £45, June 1988, 9780198125815Show More
“... writer like Fanny Burney reliance on words in any context was second nature. Beautifully edited by Lars Troide and printed to ensure the greatest readability, this first volume, 1768-1773, of a new edition of her Journals makes one look forward to the rest with curiosity and pleasure. She shows, as Jane Austen was to do, how absolute naturalness is most ...”