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The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella By Mrs Charlotte Lennox

The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella
by Mrs Charlotte Lennox

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Parodying the style of Cervantes, this vivacious and ironical novel portrays Arabella, the beautiful daughter of a marquis, whose passion for reading romances colours her approach to her own life. This edition includes an introduction and explanatory notes.
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The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella Summary


The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella by Mrs Charlotte Lennox

The Female Quixote (1752), a vivacious and ironical novel parodying the style of Cervantes, portrays the beautiful and aristocratic Arabella, whose passion for reading romances leads her into all manner of misunderstandings. Praised by Fielding, Richardson and Samuel Johnson, the book quickly established Charlotte Lennox as a foremost writer of the Novel of Sentiment. With an excellent introduction and full explanatory notes, this edition will be of particular interest to students of women's literature, and of the eighteenth-century novel.

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GOR001424930
The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella by Mrs Charlotte Lennox
Mrs Charlotte Lennox
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-07-16
468
0192835726
9780192835727
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