The Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo: A Pre-Adamitical History. Interspersed with a great Number of remarkable Occurrences, which happened, and may again happen, to several Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks, and particular Great Men. With some Account of the Religion, Laws, Customs, and Policies of those Times

TitleThe Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo: A Pre-Adamitical History. Interspersed with a great Number of remarkable Occurrences, which happened, and may again happen, to several Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks, and particular Great Men. With some Account of the Religion, Laws, Customs, and Policies of those Times
Year for Search1736
Authors[Haywood], [Eliza Fowler](1693-1756)
Date Published1736
PublisherS. Baker
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsFemale author, Irish author
Annotation

Described as about the world before Adam and purported to have been translated from the Chinese. Ijaveo, near the South Pole, is described as having a good climate, little work, a long life, and a wise king. The King educates his daughter to be an excellent monarch, which she is for seven years. Then the novel stresses her trials and tribulations.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as The Unfortunate Princess: Life and surprizing Adventures of the Princess of Ijaveo; Intersprs’d with several curious and entertaining Novels, 1741; and as Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo. New York: Garland, 1972, with an “Introduction” (5-13) by Josephine Grieder

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Author Note

Female author who lived in Ireland (1693-1756) .

Full Text

1736 [Haywood, Eliza Fowler] (1693-1756). The Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo: A Pre-Adamitical History. Interspersed with a great Number of remarkable Occurrences, which happened, and may again happen, to several Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks, and particular Great Men. With some Account of the Religion, Laws, Customs, and Policies of those Times. London: S. Baker, 1736. Rpt. as The Unfortunate Princess: Life and surprizing Adventures of the Princess of Ijaveo; Intersprs’d with several curious and entertaining Novels, 1741; and as Adventures of Eovaai, Princess of Ijaveo. New York: Garland, 1972, with an “Introduction” (5-13) by Josephine Grieder. L, PSt

Described as about the world before Adam and purported to have been translated from the Chinese. Ijaveo, near the South Pole, is described as having a good climate, little work, a long life, and a wise king. The King educates his daughter to be an excellent monarch, which she is for seven years. Then the novel stresses her trials and tribulations. The female author lived in Ireland.