By lord Macaulay.
Frances Burney was descended from a family which bore
the name of Macburney, and which, though probably
of Irish origin, had been long settled i...
The English novelist and diarist Fanny Burney (1752-1840) was one of the most popular novelists of the late 18th century. She was also an important chronicler of English manners, morals, and society.F...
Frances Burney is an important British comic novelist: she is one of the first of the women writers whose names have been repeatedly alluded to in literary histories, inscribed in biographical diction...