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The Novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Frances Hodgson Burnett is remembered today as the author of the children's classic "The Secret Garden," but in her lifetime she had a long and successful career as a novelist, dramatist and writer of children's stories. Born in 1849 in Manchester, England, Burnett settled in Tennessee with her mother and siblings at sixteen after her father's death. She began writing stories to supplement her family's income. With the acceptance of the story "Surly Tim's Trouble" by "Scribner's Magazine" in New York and the subsequent publication of her first novel "That Lass O'Lowries" in 1877, the critics hailed Burnett as a new voice in American fiction comparing her favorably to Charles Dickens. Her early novels were written in the Victorian realistic tradition, but with her ambitious Washington novel "Through One Administration" she began a long period of genre experimentation, writing two allegorical historical novels, two transatlantic Anglo-American novels and two post-World War I novels that wrestled with the broad problem of meaning in Western culture in the wake of the war. "The Novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett" reads her novels in the context of the changing literary field in England and the United States in the years between the death of George Eliot in 1880 through to the Great War. Read as a body of literary fiction in relation to Elizabeth Gaskell, Henry James and T. S. Eliot among others, and read in the context of literary realism, historical fiction, the sensation novel and so on, Burnett's novels constitute an important thread that chronicles the changing contexts and forms of English and American fiction from the end of the Victorian period to the Jazz Age of the 1920s.

Selected Novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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This special ebok bundle includes three of Frances Hodgson Burnett's timeless tales: Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.

Delphi Complete Novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated

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Famous for the beloved children’s classics ‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘Little Lord Fauntleroy’, Frances Hodgson Burnett produced a large body of fiction that firmly established her name on both sides of the Atlantic. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett for the first time in publishing history, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Burnett’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 21 novels, with individual contents tables * Rare novels like HAWORTH’S appearing in digital print for the first time * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork, with hundreds of illustrations * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Many rare short stories and novellas available in no other collection * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Includes Burnett’s autobiography – explore the author’s personal memoires * Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Burnett’s life and works * Features a bonus biography - discover Burnett’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels THAT LASS O’LOWRIE’S DOLLY: A LOVE STORY THEO HAWORTH’S A FAIR BARBARIAN THROUGH ONE ADMINISTRATION LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY A LITTLE PRINCESS THE TWO LITTLE PILGRIMS’ PROGRESS A LADY OF QUALITY HIS GRACE OF OSMONDE IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIM THE MAKING OF A MARCHIONESS THE METHODS OF LADY WALDERHURST THE SHUTTLE THE SECRET GARDEN T. TEMBAROM THE LOST PRINCE THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE OF COOMBE ROBIN The Shorter Fiction SURLY TIM AND OTHER STORIES PRETTY POLLY PEMBERTON LOUISIANA A WOMAN’S WILL THE PRETTY SISTER OF JOSÉ LITTLE SAINT ELIZABETH, AND OTHER STORIES HOW FAUNTLEROY OCCURRED IN THE CLOSED ROOM THE DAWN OF A TOMORROW RACKETTY-PACKETTY HOUSE THE LAND OF THE BLUE FLOWER THE GOOD WOLF BARTY CRUSOE AND HIS MAN SATURDAY THE COZY LION MY ROBIN THE LITTLE HUNCHBACK ZIA THE WHITE PEOPLE The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Autobiography THE ONE I KNEW THE BEST OF ALL Contextual Pieces LIST OF ARTICLES, REVIEWS AND ESSAYS The Biography FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT by E. F. Harkins and C. H. L. Johnston Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT Ultimate Collection 40 Children s Books Novels Short Stories Illustrated

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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This meticulously edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction: Frances Hodgson Burnett from Children's Stories in American Literature by H. C. Wright Children's Books: The Secret Garden A Little Princess Little Lord Fauntleroy The Lost Prince Two Little Pilgrims' Progress Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday Sara Crewe or What Happened at Miss Minchin's Editha's Burglar In the Closed Room The Land of the Blue Flower The Good Wolf The Little Hunchback Zia Little Saint Elizabeth, and Other Stories: Little Saint Elizabeth The Story of Prince Fairyfoot The Proud Little Grain of Wheat Behind the White Brick Queen Crosspatch's Stories: Racketty-Packetty House The Cozy Lion The Spring Cleaning Two Days in the Life of Piccino The Captain's Youngest Little Betty's Kitten Tells Her Story How Fauntleroy Occurred Novels: That Lass o' Lowrie's Theo: A Sprightly Love Story Haworth's Miss Crespigny Louisiana A Fair Barbarian Through One Administration Vagabondia The Pretty Sister of José A Lady of Quality His Grace of Osmonde In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim Emily Fox-Seton The Shuttle T. Tembarom The White People The Head of the House of Coombe Robin Short Stories: Surly Tim Esmeralda Mère Girauds Little Daughter Lodusky Seth One Day at Arle Le Monsieur de la Petite Dame The Woman's Way The Dawn of a Tomorrow My Robin

The Complete Works of Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated Edition

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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This carefully crafted ebook collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Introduction: Frances Hodgson Burnett from Children's Stories in American Literature by H. C. Wright Children's Books: The Secret Garden A Little Princess Little Lord Fauntleroy The Lost Prince Two Little Pilgrims' Progress Barty Crusoe and His Man Saturday Sara Crewe or What Happened at Miss Minchin's Editha's Burglar In the Closed Room The Land of the Blue Flower The Good Wolf The Little Hunchback Zia Little Saint Elizabeth, and Other Stories: Little Saint Elizabeth The Story of Prince Fairyfoot The Proud Little Grain of Wheat Behind the White Brick Queen Crosspatch's Stories: Racketty-Packetty House The Cozy Lion The Spring Cleaning Two Days in the Life of Piccino The Captain's Youngest Little Betty's Kitten Tells Her Story How Fauntleroy Occurred Novels: That Lass o' Lowrie's Theo: A Sprightly Love Story Haworth's Miss Crespigny Louisiana A Fair Barbarian Through One Administration Vagabondia The Pretty Sister of José A Lady of Quality His Grace of Osmonde In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim Emily Fox-Seton The Shuttle T. Tembarom The White People The Head of the House of Coombe Robin Short Stories: Surly Tim Esmeralda Mère Girauds Little Daughter Lodusky Seth One Day at Arle Le Monsieur de la Petite Dame The Woman's Way The Dawn of a Tomorrow My Robin

Essential Novelists Frances Hodgson Burnett

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Frances Hodgson Burnett which are A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. English-born American author Frances Hodgson Burnetthad a long and productive writing career, during which she penned 55 titles, 5 of which became best-sellers and 13 of which were adapted for the stage. Although remembered primarily for her children's books, such as Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and The Secret Garden, Burnett also wrote for adults, including the well-received novel That Lass o' Lowrie's. Novels selected for this book: - A Little Princess - The Secret GardenThis is one ofmany books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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♥♥ A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ♥♥ A Little Princess is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published as a book in 1905. It is an expanded version of the short story "Sara Crewe: or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's", which was serialized in St. Nicholas Magazine from December 1887, and published in book form in 1888. ♥♥ A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ♥♥ According to Burnett, after she composed the 1902 play A Little Un-fairy Princess based on that story, her publisher asked that she expand the story as a novel with "the things and people that had been left out before". The novel was published by Charles Scribner's Sons (also publisher of St. Nicholas) with illustrations by Ethel Franklin Betts and the full title A Little Princess: Being the Whole Story of Sara Crewe Now Being Told for the First Time. ♥♥ A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ♥♥ Based on a 2007 online poll, the U.S. National Education Association listed the book as one of its "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children". In 2012 it was ranked number 56 among all-time children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal, a monthly with primarily U.S. audience. It was the second of two Burnett novels among the Top 100, with The Secret Garden number 15. ♥♥ A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ♥♥ The novella appears to have been inspired in part by Charlotte Brontë's unfinished novel Emma, the first two chapters of which were published in Cornhill Magazine in 1860, featuring a rich heiress with a mysterious past who is apparently abandoned at a boarding school. ♥♥ A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett ♥♥

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Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial form beginning in 1910, and first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and considered a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been made.Around the turn of the 20th century, Mary Lennox is a troubled, sickly and unloved 10-year-old girl, who was born in India to selfish, wealthy British parents, who never wanted her. She is cared for mainly by servants, who pacify her as far as possible to keep her out of her parents' way. She grows into a spoiled and selfish girl. Little Lord Fauntleroy is a novel by the English-American writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, her first children's novel. It was published as a serial in St. Nicholas Magazine from November 1885 to October 1886, then as a book by Scribner's (the publisher of St. Nicholas) in 1886. The illustrations by Reginald B. Birch set fashion trends and the novel set a precedent in copyright law when Burnett won a lawsuit in 1888 against E. V. Seebohm over the rights to theatrical adaptations of the work

In the Garden

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Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy, was one of the most successful and controversial women of her time. Burnett's flamboyant persona and unconventional lifestyle made her a contentious figure in Victorian society, and for generations after her death, her own family refused to acknowledge her. Burnett is best known for her children's literature, but she began her career as a bestselling adult novelist. The themes of Burnett's adult novels were often serious: working women, abusive marriages, and single motherhood, and for many years these novels have been overshadowed by the fame of her children's books. Recently, however, scholars have rediscovered these works and have begun to study and write about them. In 2003 at California State University, Fresno, Angelica Carpenter convened the first conference ever held about this famous author. Scholars, fans, and collectors gathered to contribute to the knowledge on the author and to discuss her accomplishments. The talks ranged from scholarly to conversational, covering Burnett's books for both children and adults, the plays and movies that were made from them, the books they inspired, and the way in which the author's life was reflected in her fiction. In the Garden: Essays in Honor of Frances Hodgson Burnett recreates many of the conference talks, as well as other essays offering practical advice for collectors and the first interview ever published with Burnett's great-granddaughter, who inherited the family archive.

The Secret Garden

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been produced.