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“Bunny! O! Bunny!”: The Burney family in Oceania

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In the world of Frances Burney’s fiction, the South Seas do not seem to exist. Burney’s characters do not discuss the latest discoveries, read accounts of Pacific islands, dine with Oceanic natives, or admire, collect, or copy curiosities from Tahiti, New Zealand, or Hawaii. Yet members of Burney’s family, as inhabitants of a late eighteenth-century London saturated by the exotic, participated in all these activities. They had particular interest in, as well as privileged access to, Oceanic m...

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10.1215/00982601-4384541

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Oxford, HUM
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Publisher:
Duke University Press
Journal:
Eighteenth-Century Life More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
56-72
Publication date:
2018-04-01
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EISSN:
1086-3192
ISSN:
0098-2601
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pubs:830989
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uuid:a6af4f70-147e-4df8-ab28-2a40b8cfd1c0
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830989
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2018-04-24

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