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Two Irish National Tales: "Castle Rackrent, the Wild Irish Girl"

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Table of Contents

Maria Edgeworth, Sydney Owenson (Lady Morgan), and Their Cultural Context: A Select Chronology I. The Tales Maria Edgeworth, Castle Rackrent Sydney Owenson, The Wild Irish Girl II. Contexts: Writing Ireland and Union Arthur Young, From A Tour in Ireland Chevalier De La Tocnaye, From A Frechman's Walk Through Ireland 1796-7 Maria Edgeworth, Three Letters Great Britian, An Act for the Union of Great Britian and Ireland--(2d July 1800) John Carr, From The Stranger in Ireland; or, a Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of That Country, in the Year 1805 Sydney Owenson, From Patriotic Sketches of Ireland Written in Connaught III. 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, "Maria Edgeworth and Lady Morgan: Legality vesus Legitimacy"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618084876
Subtitle:
Castle Rackrent, The Wild Irish Girl
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Author:
Edgeworth, Maria
Author:
Smith, James
Author:
Owenson, Sydney
Author:
Edgeworth, Maria (Maria Edgeworth)
Author:
Richardson, Carolyn
Author:
Smith, James M.
Subject:
General
Subject:
English fiction
Subject:
Irish authors
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
English fiction -- Irish authors.
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Subject:
Reference-Words Phrases and Language
Series:
New Riverside Editions
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.22x5.54x.68 in. 1.04 lbs.

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