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ISBN-10: 3842426909

ISBN-13: 9783842426900

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mar�a Edgeworth

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List price: $29.99
Publisher: Tredition GmbH
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Maria Edgeworth was born in Blackbourton, Oxfordshire, England on January 1, 1767. She was educated at a school in Derby, England and then attended a school in London. In 1782, she went to live with her father at Edgeworthstown and acted as his chief assistant and secretary in the management of his estates. She helped educate her brothers and sisters, and the stories she invented for them were later published under the title The Parents Assistant. Her novels and stories fall into three categories: sketches of Irish life, commentary on contemporary English society, and instruction in children's moral training. Her first work, Letters for Literary Ladies, a plea for the reform of woman's…