Mary Brunton

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Mary Brunton
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Mary Brunton, frae the 2nt ed. o Emmeline (1820)
BornMary Balfour
1 November 1778(1778-11-01)
Died7 December 1818(1818-12-07) (aged 40)
NaitionalityScots
Thriftnovelist

Mary Brunton (née Balfour) (1 November 1778 – 7 December 1818) wis a Scots novelist. Her novelles redefine femininity. Fay Weldon praised them as "rich in invention, ripe wi incident, shrewd in comment, an erotic in intention an fact."