The Female Quixote: or The Adventures of Arabella (Oxford World's Classics)
The Female Quixote: or The Adventures of Arabella (Oxford World's Classics)
Charlotte Lennox

The Female Quixote: or The Adventures of Arabella (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Publish Date: 2008-06-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Charlotte Lennox

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The Female Quixote, a vivacious and ironical novel parodying the style of Cervantes, portrays Arabella, the beautiful daughter of a marquis, whose passion for reading romances colors her approach to her own life and causes many comical and melodramatic misunderstandings among her relatives and admirers. Both Joseph Fielding and Samuel Johnson greatly admired Lennox, and this novel established her as one of the most successful practitioners of the Novel of Sentiment.

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