6 edition of Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress found in the catalog.
May 30, 2006 by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||316|
At first, he figures as a cypher, then becomes instrumental to the denouement. Albany: an older man who makes speeches against the uncharitable use of riches Mr. These all prove to be a problem. These all prove to be a problem.
To such a degree that the famous phrase Pride and Prejudice first appeared in Cecilia. Briggs: one of Cecilia's guardians and a miser. Mr Arnott, though extremely gratified that she consulted him, betrayed by his looks a hopelessness of success, that damped all her expectations. Delvile, feeling very guilty when he hears that Cecilia almost died, finally lets her and Mortimer come to his house and see him again.
The themes of self-knowledge and remaining true to ones own code are part of the allure. Once again, this is something modern readers often scorn. Harrel is of no help in discouraging Sir Robert Floyer's unwanted attentions. Charlton: a generous and extremely kind-hearted old woman, who was an old friend of Cecilia's.
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Arnott and Henrietta marry; Mr. Hill or Memoirs of an Heiress book begs her to help Cecilia starving family. This ask proves impossible to Cecilia, and she gives up her fortune to marry for love. Harrell who only cares about keeping up social appearances at parties, the rich miser Mr.
When the Dean made application that I would be one of your guardians, I instantly sent him a refusal, as is my custom upon all such occasions, which indeed occur to me with a frequency extremely importunate: but the Or Memoirs of an Heiress book was a man for whom I had really a regard, and, therefore, when I found my refusal had affected him, I suffered myself to be prevailed upon to indulge him, contrary not only to my general rule, but to my inclination.
Monckton to a duel. Cecilia then gave her some general advice, promised to continue her friend, and offered her a. The feeling of or Memoirs of an Heiress book so thoroughly drawn into the ethos of another era--the era just, as in absolutely just, after the colonies that became these United States had or Memoirs of an Heiress book their liberty is another.
Cecilia goes to an operawhere she sees the strange, gruff old man, Albany again. At the party, Cecilia is tormented by a black demon who keeps close to her, chasing away anyone who comes near actually Mr.
And, for another thing, moral ambiguity — there are many characters here who are sympathetic but seriously flawed, and it is very hard to know, on reflection, what we are supposed to think about the way things conclude.
The best advice to those who find characters like Hobson irksome is to skip their bits. They part. Poor Mr Arnott felt the cruellest disappointment in being deprived of the happiness of attending her in her evening's expeditions, when, whether he conversed with her or not, he was sure of the indulgence of seeing and hearing her.
Morrice: a sycophant whom Cecilia meets at the Moncktons'. Harrel holds a masquerade party. Cecilia begins to grow crazy. Just one man stands out as more noble, and more sincere in his affections, but no surprise his family is opposed to him marrying below their social class.
Burney then spent six months copying, correcting and proofing the draft and the book was published inthe same year as her father's second volume of the General History of Music. Harrel, and using the rest for other things, such as helping the Hills.
However, her marriage has been heard of, and her fortune is suddenly taken away from her while Mortimer is gone. Cecilia comes to realise that she loves him. The modern reader might be annoyed with the depiction of Cecilia as a paragon of perfection, but please be kind here.
Mr Delvile, still imputing to embarrassment, an inquietude of countenance that proceeded merely from disappointment, imagined her veneration was every moment increasing; and therefore, pitying a timidity which both gratified and softened him, and equally pleased with himself for inspiring, and with her for feeling it, he abated more and more of his greatness, till he became, at length, so infinitely condescending, with intention to give her courage, that he totally depressed her with mortification and chagrin.
The next morning Mrs Hill again came, and again without payment was dismissed. And, surprisingly, through all of this, Burney's focus is very much on what we might now call social justice; rather than the ballrooms and beau monde that I was expecting, there is a consistent effort here to range through different classes of society, and indeed to challenge socio-economic structures in and of themselves.
Sir Robert Floyer: Mr. They rarely add to the plot, though sometimes to the confusion. Cecilia, however, cannot believe him, and she finally realizes she has fallen in love with Mortimer.
Henrietta Belfield: the youngest of Mr.
Lyster who coined the phrase. At his house she meets Mr. Lady Margaret Monckton: the rich, unpleasant, and elderly wife of Mr. Until then she must reside with one of her three guardians. Hobson and Mr.Jun 21, · Cecilia: or, Memoirs of an heiress [Fanny Burney] on tjarrodbonta.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(40).
Jan 06, · Cecilia; Or, Memoirs of an Cecilia — Volume 2. Fanny Burney.4 Ratings; Publisher Description. This is an autobiography Cecilia is Flowery, romantic and highly moral - harder work than Austen and it ends VERY suddenly at the end of Vol I, which was a bit of a shock.
I really got into the flow of it though and was swept along with the drama.5/5(4). Feb 16, · Buy Cecilia or Memoirs of an Heiress (Oxford World's Classics) by Fanny Burney, Peter Sabor, Margaret Anne Doody (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Summary Note: summary text provided by ebook source. Cecilia is an heiress, but she can only keep her fortune if her husband will consent to take her surname.
Fanny Burney's unusual love story and deft social satire was much admired on its first publication in for its subtle interweaving of comedy.