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Two Irish National Tales Castle Rackrent, the Wild Irish Girl

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ISBN-10: 0618084878

ISBN-13: 9780618084876

Edition: 2005

Authors: James M. Smith, Maria Edgeworth, Sydney Owenson, Alan AA Richardson

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For the first time, these two important Irish national novels are paired in one volume, suitable for courses in Anglo-Irish literature and history, Romantic studies, and women's studies. Contextual materials include commentaries by contemporaries and personal letters from both authors.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 8/31/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Maria Edgeworth was born in 1767. Her father, Richard Lovell Edgeworth was very important to her as she lived on his estate for most of her life. An Irish novelist, her work included novels about Irish life. Her works are remembered for covering several areas, such as women's education and stories for children and are noted to contain realism and humor. Some of her works include Letters for Literary Ladies (1795), Castle Rackrent (1800), Belinda, (1801), The Absentee (1812) and Moral Tales (1801).

Contents
Context: A Select Chronology
The Tales
Castle Rackrent Sydney
The Wild Irish Girl
Contexts: Writing Ireland and Union
From A Tour in Ireland
From A Frechman's Walk Through Ireland 17967
Three Letters Great Britian, An Act for the Union of Great Britian and Ireland--(2d July 1800)
From The Stranger in Ireland; or, a Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of That Country, in the Year 1805 Sydney
From Patriotic Sketches of Ireland Written in Connaught
Recent Criticism Mary Jean Corbett, "Another Tale to Tell
Postcolonial Theory and the Case of Castle Rackrent" Ina Ferris, "Narrating Cultural Encounter
Lady Morgan and the Irish National Tale" Robert Tracy
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