Frances Burney, Evelina, individualism, England, moral reform
This paper argues that Burney's 1778 novel does not encourage female empowerment through individualism but, instead, urges moral reform, by which to resist individualism and encourage integrity, or virtue.
Dengler, Mary, "Frances Burney’s Evelina: A Critique of the Ancien Regime and Plea for its Moral Reform" (2014). Faculty Work Comprehensive List. 96.