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Author Haywood, Eliza Fowler, 1693?-1756.

Title The history of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy / by Eliza Haywood ; edited by John Richetti
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xli, 412 pages)
Series Eighteenth-century novels by women
Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Contents Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chronology; Note on the Text; Volume I; Volume II; Volume III; Notes; Selected Bibliography
Summary The author of over eighty novels, plays, and volumes of poetry, Eliza Haywood is one of the most prolific and high-profile female authors of the eighteenth century. Her last novel, The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, is original for its unsentimental realism in its depiction of marriage and courtship among the leisure classes of the mid-eighteenth century. In his new introduction, editor John Richetti examines how Haywood's amusing and engaging prose explores the subtleties of eighteenth-century courtship. Out of print since the early nineteenth century, The History of Jemmy and Jenny Je
Notes Previously published: London : Printed for T. Gardner, 1753
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-412)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Commitment (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Courtship -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Novels.
Form Electronic book
Author Richetti, John J.
ISBN 0813171873 (electronic bk.)
9780813171876 (electronic bk.)
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