Vagabondia

Vagabondia Frances Hodgson Burnett was an English American playwright and author She was best known for her children s stories in particular The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy Her

  • Title: Vagabondia
  • Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • ISBN: 9781409926504
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Paperback
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett 1849 1924 was an English American playwright and author She was best known for her children s stories, in particular The Secret Garden 1911 and Little Lord Fauntleroy 1886 Her first story was published in Godey s Lady s Book in 1868 Her main writing talent was combining realistic detail of workingclass life with a romantic plot Her firstFrances Hodgson Burnett 1849 1924 was an English American playwright and author She was best known for her children s stories, in particular The Secret Garden 1911 and Little Lord Fauntleroy 1886 Her first story was published in Godey s Lady s Book in 1868 Her main writing talent was combining realistic detail of workingclass life with a romantic plot Her first novel was published in 1877 That Lass o Lowrie s was a story of Lancashire life After moving to Washington, D.C Burnett wrote the novels Haworth s 1879 , Louisiana 1880 , A Fair Barbarian 1881 , and Through One Administration 1883 , as well as a play, Esmeralda 1881 , written with William Gillette Her later works include Sara Crewe, or, What Happened at Miss Minchin s 1888 later rewritten as A Little Princess 1905 and A Lady of Quality 1896 considered one of the best of her plays The Lost Prince was published in 1915, and The Head of the House of Coombe was published in Canada in 1922 During World War I, Burnett put her beliefs about what happens after death into writing with her novella The White People 1917.

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    • Frances Hodgson Burnett

      Frances Eliza Hodgson was the daughter of ironmonger Edwin Hodgson, who died three years after her birth, and his wife Eliza Boond She was educated at The Select Seminary for Young Ladies and Gentleman until the age of fifteen, at which point the family ironmongery, then being run by her mother, failed, and the family emigrated to Knoxville, Tennessee Here Hodgson began to write, in order to supplement the family income, assuming full responsibility for the family upon the death of her mother, in 1870 In 1872 she married Dr Swan Burnett, with whom she had two sons, Lionel and Vivian The marriage was dissolved in 1898 In 1900 Burnett married actor Stephen Townsend until 1902 when they got divorced Following her great success as a novelist, playwright, and children s author, Burnett maintained homes in both England and America, traveling back and forth quite frequently She died in her Long Island, New York home, in 1924.Primarily remembered today for her trio of classic children s novels Little Lord Fauntleroy 1886 , A Little Princess 1905 , and The Secret Garden 1911 Burnett was also a popular adult novelist, in her own day, publishing romantic stories such as The Making of a Marchioness 1901 for older readers.



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    • This was an utterly ridiculous and thus utterly delightful vision of an artistic family living a Bohemian London life, with as much of a relationship to the real thing as Elizabethan pastorals had to actually being a shepherd. It has good moral lessons about not being a flirt & not being too fond of finery, and the narrator constantly reminds the reader not to judge too harshly the disorder of her Bohemian household. I loved the frothy absurdity of it all.It might make an interesting compari [...]


    • If this book was written more recently, with different language, it would have been a more than passable romance novel. There are touches of Pride & Prejudice but without the wit and humour that make that book so good.



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