The history of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy /

The author of over eighty novels, plays, and volumes of poetry, Eliza Haywood is one of the most prolific and high-profile female authors of the eighteenth century. Her last novel, The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, is original for its unsentimental realism in its depiction of marriage and cour...

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Main Author: Haywood, Eliza Fowler, 1693?-1756.
Other Authors: Richetti, John J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Series:Eighteenth-century novels by women.
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Summary:The author of over eighty novels, plays, and volumes of poetry, Eliza Haywood is one of the most prolific and high-profile female authors of the eighteenth century. Her last novel, The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, is original for its unsentimental realism in its depiction of marriage and courtship among the leisure classes of the mid-eighteenth century. In his new introduction, editor John Richetti examines how Haywood's amusing and engaging prose explores the subtleties of eighteenth-century courtship. Out of print since the early nineteenth century, The History of Jemmy and Jenny Je.
Item Description:Previously published: London : Printed for T. Gardner, 1753.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xli, 412 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-412).
ISBN:0813171873
9780813171876
9780813137940
0813137942