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The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, originally published as three volumes in 1753, is the last work by the prolific English novelist Eliza Haywood. Out of print since the early nineteenth century and never available in an edited and fully-annotated modern edition such as this, Haywood’s novel is an important early example of the sentimental novel of domestic manners. In its depiction of marriage and courtship among the leisure class of the mid-eighteenth century, Haywood’s novel is remarkable for its unsentimental realism.

Table of Contents

  1. Front cover
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. vii-xxxv
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  1. Chronology
  2. pp. xxxvii-xli
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  1. Note on the Text
  2. p. xlii
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  1. Volume I
  2. pp. 3-130
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  1. Volume II
  2. pp. 131-258
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  1. Volume III
  2. pp. 259-395
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 397-410
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 411-412
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813171876
Related ISBN
9780813123592
MARC Record
OCLC
65339483
Pages
456
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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