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Beckford, William

Modern novel writing or the elegant enthusiast. Edited with an introduction by Robert J.Gemmett.

(Stroud), Nonsuch Publishing 2008.

Reference: 13305
Price: £10 [convert currency]

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8vo. 192pp, incl portrait frontispiece. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers.

The first modern scholarly edition of Beckford’s Modern Novel Writing, published for him under the pseudonym “Lady Harriet Marlow” in 1796, in which Beckford satirizes the absurder features of fashionable novel writing of the time.