Concealment

Category: Writing & Reading | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Evelina (in Context) | Author: Fanny Burney | Ch: Original Inscription: To Dr. Burney

Burney went to considerable lengths to conceal her authorship and any association of her manuscript with the Burney family, for instance altering her handwriting in the manuscript lest she be recognized from her work as her father's amanuensis. The manuscript volumes I and II were shown to publishers, the first of whom turned it down, by her brother Charles disguised enough to obscure his own identity. 

 

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