Camilla: Picture of Youth

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OUP Oxford, Jul 15, 1999 - Fiction - 992 pages
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First published in 1796, Camilla deals with the matrimonial concerns of a group of young people-Camilla Tyrold and her sisters, the daughters of a country parson, and their cousin Indiana Lynmere-and, in particular, with the love affair between Camilla herself and her eligible suitor, Edgar Mandlebert. The path of true love, however, is strewn with intrigue, contretemps and misunderstanding. An enormously popular eighteenth-century novel, Camilla is touched at many points by the advancing spirit of romanticism. As in Evelina, Fanny Burney weaves into her novel strands of light and dark, comic episodes and gothic shudders, and creates a pattern of social and moral dilemmas which emphasize and illuminate the gap between generations. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
 

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Contents

A Demander
An Accorder
An Helper
VOLUME IV
Book VII
A Council
A Proposal of Marriage
A BullDog

Specimens of Taste
A few Compliments
The Danger of Disguise
Strictures on Deformity
Strictures on Beauty
The Pleadings of Pity
The disastrous Buskins
Three Golden Maxims
VOLUME III
Book V
An Adviser
Various Confabulations
A Dodging
A Sermon VI A Chat
A Recall
A Youth of the Times
Book VI
Mount Ephraim
Knowle V Mount Pleasant
The accomplished Monkies
The Rooms
Ways to the Heart
Counsels for Conquest
Strictures upon the
Traits of Character
Traits of Eccentricity
Traits of Instruction
An Oak Tree
A Call of the House
The Triumph of Pride
A Summons to Happiness
Offs and
Resolutions
Ease and Freedom
Dilemmas
Live and Learn
Book X
A Narrative
The Progress of Dissipation
Hints upon National Prejudice
The Operation of Terror
The Reverse of a Mask
A new View of an Old Mansion
A last Resource
A Spectacle
A Vision
Means to still Agitation
Means to obtain a Boon
Questions and Answers
The last Touches of the Picture
Fanny Burneys Revisions of Camilla
Explanatory Notes
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