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Frances Burney PROFILE

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NameFrances Burney
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BirthdateJune 13, 1752
Death DateJanuary 06, 1840
(died at age 87)
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BirthplaceEngland
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An English author recognized for her lengthy historical novels and memoirs, she also contributed to the fields of drama and poetry. Her best-known works include Evelina (1778), Camilla (1796), and The Wanderer (1814).

Before Fame

She began writing at the young age of ten. She published her first novel, Evelina, in 1778.

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Several of her works were written in letter or journal/diary format.

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She married the French exile, General Alexandre D'Arblay. Together, they had one child.

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Her works inspired the novels of Jane Austen; in fact, the title of Austen's most famous book, Pride and Prejudice, was derived from a line in one of Burney's novels.

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