Frances Burney's Private Professionalism

Ulph, Cassandra R. (2014) Frances Burney's Private Professionalism. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 38 (3). pp. 377-393. ISSN 1754-0208

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1754-0208.12219

Abstract

Frances Burney's experiences of conversational culture at Streatham and St Martin's Street are crucial to an understanding of her early artistic identity. While the influence of the Streatham coterie on Burney's professional development is well established, and often seen as an antidote to the private circulation models of the bluestocking circle, the vibrant artistic and intellectual network of her father's household is formative. Her experiences of all of these coteries would ultimately enable Burney to synthesise a hybrid blend of domestic privacy and artistic professionalism that she would valorise in her later work, and idealise in Memoirs of Doctor Burney.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Professionalism, Streatham, Artistic culture, Burney, Women's writing, Coterie, Music, Conversation
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: School of Humanities
Depositing User: Cassie Ulph
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 06:56
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 11:16
URI: http://researchonline.bishopg.ac.uk/id/eprint/78

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