The Governess; or, The Little Female Academy

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ISBN: 1551114127
Author: Sarah Fielding, C,ace Ward
Book title: The Governess; or, The Little Female Academy
Format: pdf, epub, fb2, djvu
Pages: 242
Publisher: Broadview Press
Language: English
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Size ePub version: 1312 kb
Size fb2 version: 1504 kb

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Published in 1749, the story of Mrs. Teachum and the nine pupils who make up her "little female academy" is widely recognized as the first full-length novel for children, and the first to be aimed specifically at girls. The daily experiences of Mrs. Teachum's charges are interwoven with fables and fairy tales illustrating the book's underlying principles, which draw on contemporary theories of education and virtue. As central to the history of the novel as it is to the development of children's literature, The Governessis a pioneering work by one of the eighteenth century's most respected women writers. This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction that places The Governessin its cultural and literary context; appendices include examples of eighteenth-century educational literature and selections from Fielding's correspondence..This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.Henry Fielding was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the popular novel Tom Jones. He was sincerely designed to promote the cause of virtue, and to expose some of the most glaring evils, as well public as private, which then infested the country.This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition. Teachum and the nine pupils who make up her "little female academy" is widely recognized as the first full-length novel for children, and the first to be aimed specifically at girls

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