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Maria Edgeworth. by Helen Zimmern

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Published by Roberts in Boston .
Written in English


  • Edgeworth, Maria, -- 1767-1849.

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Edition Notes

SeriesFamous women -- v. 6.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 305 p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19647077M

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Maria Edgeworth’s familiarity with Irish idiom and practice also were used in the novels Ennui (), The Absentee (), and Ormond (). She also wrote a defence of the (often mocked) idioms of Hiberno-Irish: the Essay on Irish Bulls (). However many of her novels were in an English setting, including her next, Belinda (). The Blue Jar Story Book Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Maria Edgeworth, and Alicia Catherine Mant 35 downloads; Leonora Maria Edgeworth 31 downloads; Tales and Novels — Volume 05 Maria Edgeworth 26 downloads; The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Volume 2 Maria Edgeworth 25 downloads; The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth, Volume 1 Maria. Maria Edgeworth. The British author Maria Edgeworth () wrote novels that are characterized by clear, vivid style, good humor, and lively dialogue. Edgeworth, Maria, Belinda (from the Tales and Novels collection) (Gutenberg text).