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Fanny Burney: The 'Mother of English Fiction', Read unheard facts of her life

She wrote total four Novels. Her first novel Evelina was most successful and loved by the people. On work note she dedicated her life for books.

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Published on 6 Jan 2021 6:25 AM GMT

Fanny Burney: The Mother of English Fiction, Read unheard facts of her life
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New Delhi: Fanny Burney also known as France Burney is famous English Novelist, play writer and diarist. She was born in Lynn Regis in England. She was third of her six siblings. Her written play did not received recognition when she was alive. After her death her written work was praised by people.

She was born on 13 June 1752 and she died on 6 January 1840. She died in Bath a town in England.

Worked in tough situation as Female author:

She wrote total four Novels. Her first novel Evelina was most successful and loved by the people. On work note she dedicated her life for books. She wrote total eight plays. She also gave word to her father's memoir.

Fanny Burney started writing when this was very uncommon for women. Of course, at that time she did not received that much love but in today's time she is one of the top English Novelists.

When she used to write, she felt another level of pressure. As people were not much supportive for this work. As author she wrote some of best English Novels, Journals, Plays.

Marriage Proposal at age of 24:

Fanny Burney got marriage proposal at very young age. Stories related to this incident are available in her writings, where she smartly refused a marriage proposal. Here is a part, "I am much obliged to You, Sir, for the great opinion You are pleased to have of me—but I should be sorry you should lose any more Time upon my account—as I have no thoughts at all of changing my situation."

If we talk about her married life, she chose her partner at age of 41. She got married to her true love. An exiled French aristocrat named Alexandre D’Arblay was her life partner.

At the age of 87 she left this world, she experienced pain of cancer and after long suffering she died.

On work front, she left four published Novels, eight play and many journals for her readers.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

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