The Adventures of Eovaii (Google eBook)

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Broadview Press, Feb 26, 1999 - Fiction - 243 pages
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Haywood's novel is the story of the beautiful Princess Eovaai. Groomed for the throne by her father, who teaches her Lockean notions of liberty, she is overthrown, enmeshed in civil war, and then magically transported to a foreign land by an evil man. Part magician, part politician, he plots to marry her for political reasons. The fascinating reflexive structure of The Adventures of Eovaai incorporates argumentative intrusions (by the Translator, an Historian, etc.), interweaves political and amatory storylines, and blends a wild mix of genres.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgements
7
A Brief Chronology 3 5
35
Adventures ofEovaai Princess of Ijaveo
41
Selected Literary Portraits by Eliza Haywood
167
Selections from The Country Gentleman or
176
Anonymous The Secret History of Mama Oello Princess
191
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Earla Wilputte is a professor in the Department of English at Saint Francis Xavier University and a specialist in eighteenth-century literature; she has written widely on Haywood's works.

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