"Frances Burney (1752-1840), wrote several popular novels in the late eighteenth century. Her characterizations of women and society influenced a number of subsequent authors, including Jane Austen (1775-1817) and William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)." -Eighteenth-Century Collections Online (ECCO)
MLA International Bibliography is the definitive literary research database, indexing the most authoritative scholarship on Frances Burney from books and academic journals. MLA indexes and links to the entire JSTOR literary research collection as well as linking to many other full-text providers.
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"Burney is the first important novelist whose drafts of fiction survive in any quantity. The Burneys were all prolific letter writers and diary keepers, and every major library houses some Burney material. Some letters and other papers remain in private hands." -DLB You will find the major collections of Burneyana listed below.