The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella

The Female Quixote, or the Adventures of Arabella

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"The Female Quixote" (1752), a vivacious and ironical novel parodying the style of Cervantes, portrays the beautiful and aristocratic Arabella, whose passion for reading romances leads her into all manner of misunderstandings. Praised by Fielding, Richardson and Samuel Johnson, the book quickly established Charlotte Lennox as a foremost writer of the Novel of Sentiment. With an introduction and full explanatory notes, this edition should be of particular interest to students of women's literature, and of the 18th-century novel.show more

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  • Paperback | 465 pages
  • 114.3 x 185.42 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 3 halftones, bibliography
  • 0192817655
  • 9780192817655

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