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The female Quixote or, the adventures of Arabella. By Mrs. Lennox. In two volumes. ... Cooke"s edition. Embellished with superb engravings. by Charlotte Lennox

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Published by printed for C. Cooke; and sold bp [sic] all the booksellers in Great-Britain and Ireland in London .
Written in English


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Pagination2v.,plates
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Open LibraryOL18842943M

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The heroine of The Female Quixote, Arabella, is a privileged young woman, the daughter of a marquis, who has been raised in a castle in isolation from society. A key palliative to her boredom is. The Female Quixote () and Henrietta () followed. Amanda Gilroy and Wil Verhoeven both teach at the University of Groningen, having previously taught at Brown University in the US. Together they have edited Gilbert Imlay's The Emigrants for Penguin Classics and they have also published widely in the area of historical travel writing/5(31). The Female Quixote, Or, The Adventures of Arabella - Kindle edition by Lennox, Charlotte. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Female Quixote, Or, The Adventures of Arabella.3/5(22).   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Female Quixote; or, The Adventures of Arabella, v. by Charlotte Lennox - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

“But Mr. Glanville was in a terrible Confusion, and silently cursed his ill Fate, to make him in Love with a Woman so ridiculous.” ― Charlotte Lennox, The Female Quixote, Or, The Adventures of ArabellaAuthor: Charlotte Lennox.   Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote, or The Adventures of Arabella is part imitation of and part commentary on Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote. Written in the mid-eighteenth century, among a rash of Cervantes imitations, Lennox's novel was by far the most popular and enduring of /5(4). The Female Quixote. By: The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the . I THE FEMALE QUIXOTE. BOOK THE SECOND. CHAPTER I. In which the adventure of the books is happily concluded. The marquis, as soon as he saw Mr. Glanville, told him he was resolved to cure Arabella of her whims, by burning the books that had put them into her head: I have seized upon some of them, pursued he, smiling; and you may, if you please, wreak your spite upon these authors of your.

  The Female Quixote was highly thought of in its time; the literati of the time (Fielding, Johnson, Horace Walpole, Richardson, etc) would all have read French romances in their youth, and so would understand all the jokes and multitudinous references to them. But although it’s very well written and has its moments, it’s drawn-out and.   The Female Quixote; or, The Adventures of Arabella is a novel written by Charlotte Lennox imitating and parodying the ideas of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote. Published in , two years after she wrote her first novel, The Life of Harriot Stuart, it 5/5(1). The Female Quixote (), 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 d by Fielding, Richardson and Samuel Johnson, the book quickly established Charlotte Lennox as a foremost writer of the Novel of Sentiment%(8). The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time. The Female Quixote is a wonderfully high-spirited parody of the style of Cervantes, and a telling and comic depiction of .