Belinda

Belinda

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by Maria Edgeworth
     
 

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Belinda, first published in 1801, is the story of a young woman who comes of age amid the distractions and dangers of London society. Belinda stays with both the extravagant, aristocratic Delacours and the sober, rational Percivals and molds her views on love and marriage from both. Admired by her contemporary, Jane Austen, Edgeworth tackles issues of gender and race

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Belinda, first published in 1801, is the story of a young woman who comes of age amid the distractions and dangers of London society. Belinda stays with both the extravagant, aristocratic Delacours and the sober, rational Percivals and molds her views on love and marriage from both. Admired by her contemporary, Jane Austen, Edgeworth tackles issues of gender and race in a comic and entertaining novel of manners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012010896
Publisher:
Girlebooks
Publication date:
12/29/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
471 KB

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Belinda 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could not get passed the guessed script. I spent more time trying to figure it out than understanding the nature of the storyline.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this story. It was interesting to see the story mentioned by Jane Austin and to see that it still held up after 200 years.
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