Category: Frances Burney
by Fran Saggini is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0. Based on a work at https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/fsaggini/?p=193. The Press in the Garden REPORT Let us imagine for a moment what would have happened if Frances Burney had had her own Chawton House or Haworth parsonage. A location and a house to […]
Tuesday 25 October, 7.30pm to 8.30pm, in person at Leatherhead Library, 68 Church Street, Leatherhead, KT22 8DP This talk is part of my ongoing collaboration with Surrey Heritage and Surrey Libraries to engage local communities with the life and works of Frances Burney in the 1790s. Burney spent a good few years of that […]
Putting to good use some of the Digital Skills Courses I took to reach out to the public. A little video to promote my new book on Frances Burney and the Arts. Enjoy! by Fran Saggini is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0. Based on a work at https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/fsaggini/?p=174.
As I was carrying out research about the discourses of authorship in Frances Burney in the 1770s and 1780s, I came across this article by Peter Sabor https://voltairefoundation.wordpress.com/tag/eighteenth-century-music/ Intriguingly, Sabor mentions a correspondence between Dr Burney and a Frenchman, the philosopher and politician Jacques Pierre Brissot, who made enquiries about reproducing a portrait of Frances […]
Today I spent a great few hours learning how to write and edit a Wikipedia entry. @Wikipedia entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Burney. My entry of choice was, predictably, Frances Burney. Wikipedia is the first port of call for anybody interested in a quick look at a topic or person. Therefore, I think that working on an author’s […]
Death of a Parent by Fran Saggini is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0. Based on a work at https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/fsaggini/?p=114. Portrait of Dr Burney http://hoocher.com/Joshua_Reynolds/Joshua_Reynolds.htm Public domain As I continue my work around the ill and wounded body in Frances Burney, I have been thinking about how she (re)presents the death […]
Frances Burney and the Muses. Interartistic Conversations by Fran Saggini is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution CC BY 3.0. Based on a work at https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/fsaggini/?p=110. I am thrilled to report that I have a forthcoming edited collection, provisionally titled Frances Burney and the Muses. Interartistic Conversations, coming out with Palgrave Macmillan in 2022. This […]