ISBN-10:
087220877X
ISBN-13:
2900872208772
Pub. Date:
03/01/2007
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Castle Rackrent / Edition 1

Castle Rackrent / Edition 1

by Maria Edgeworth
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    ISBN-13: 2900872208772
    Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
    Publication date: 03/01/2007
    Edition description: New Edition
    Pages: 136
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Susan Kubica Howard is Associate Professor of English, Duquesne University.

    Table of Contents

    Preface vii

    A Note on the Text xi

    List of Illustrations xii

    The Text of Castle Rackrent 1

    Preface 5

    Castle Rackrent 9

    Continuation of the Memoirs of the Rackrent Family 28

    Glossary 63

    Backgrounds and Contexts 79

    Letters 83

    To Fanny Robinson, August 1782 83

    To Fanny Robinson, September 15, 1783 84

    To Miss Sophy Ruxton, January 29, 1800 84

    Richard Lovell Edgeworth to David Augustus Beaufort, April 26, 1800 84

    To Miss. Mary Sneyd, September 27, 1802 85

    To Michael Pakenham Edgeworth, February 19, 1834 85

    To Mrs, Stark, September 6, 1834 86

    Reception and Reviews 87

    The Monthly Review: Ireland, May 1800 87

    The British Critic: Novels, November 1800 88

    Joseph Cooper Walker: Letter, November 23, 1800 89

    Edinburgh Review: [The Irish Novel], October 1830-January 1831 89

    W. B. Yeats: [Miss Edgeworth], 1891 91

    Biography 93

    Lord Byron: [Reading the Edgeworths], January 19, 1821 93

    Gentleman's Magazine: Miss Edgeworth, July-December 1849 94

    [Maria Edgeworth's Publication Earnings] 96

    Edgeworth and Scott 99

    Sir Walter Scott: From A Postscript Which Should Have Been a Preface, 1814 99

    Maria Edgeworth to the Author of "Waverley," October 23, 1814 100

    Sir Walter Scott: From General Preface to the 1829 Edition of Waverley 101

    Juvenilia 103

    From The Double Disguise 103

    Criticism 111

    General Studies 113

    Walter Allen: [Castle Rackrent's Originality] 113

    W. J. McCormack: [The Black Book of Edgeworthstown] 115

    Seamus Deane: [The Irish Novel] 117

    Brian Hollingworth: [Castle Rackrent's Composition] 125

    Jacqueline Belanger: From Educating the Reading Public: British Critical Reception of Maria Edgeworth's Early Irish Writing 128

    Marilyn Butler: [Edgeworth's Ireland] 137

    Narrative Voices 145

    Stanley J. Solomon: From Ironic Perspective in Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent 145

    Susan Glover: [Thady and the Editor] 149

    Katherine O'Donnell: [Oral Culture] 161

    Patriarchy and Paternalism 167

    Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace: [Patriarchal Complicity] 167

    Mary Jean Corbett: [Patriarchy and the Union] 175

    Julie Nash: [Servants and Paternalism] 182

    Hiberno-English 193

    Joyce Elynn: [Edgeworth's Use of Hiberno-English] 193

    Brian Hollingworth: From Maria Edgeworth's Irish Writing 199

    Maria Edgeworth: A Chronology 205

    Selected Bibliography 209

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