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A Modern Lady

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Description: Mrs. Delany and her Circle
In Mrs. Delany’s unpublished novella, Marianna, the title character experiences trials and tribulations befitting an eighteenth-century heroine. After venturing too far down the garden path she becomes lost and eventually finds herself in a cave by the sea. She is captured by pirates and taken aboard their ship, where she meets a mysterious but handsome stranger. Although all ends...
PublisherYale Center for British Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.172-185