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Two Irish National Tales: Castle Rackrent, The Wild Irish Girl / Edition 1
     

Two Irish National Tales: Castle Rackrent, The Wild Irish Girl / Edition 1

by Maria Edgeworth
 

ISBN-10: 0618084878

ISBN-13: 9780618084876

Pub. Date: 08/31/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618084876
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/31/2004
Series:
New Riverside Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.68(d)

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"

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