Castle Rackrent and The absentee

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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Other titlesAbsentee.
StatementIllustrated by Chris Hammond, with an introd. by Anne Thackeray Ritchie.
ContributionsRitchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919,
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.E23 C
The Physical Object
Pagination381p.;
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23756670M

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Mar 02,  · Castle Rackrent: A Child’s Tale In much of Maria Edgeworth’s work, she uses children as primary characters, often to put forth her political and moral views.

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London: Macmillan, Pp, Art Nouveau gilt decoration to green cloth, all edges gilt. A fine clean copy. Lovely gift edition. Author of Tales and Novels, Castle Rackrent, The Absentee, Ormond, Practical education, The parent's assistant, Rosamond, Popular tales. Over the course of her life she collaborated and published books with her father, and produced many more of her own adult and children’s works, including such classics as Castle Rackrent, Patronage, Belinda, Ormond and The Absentee.

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In Augustwe are told, she wrote a little play about landlords and tenants for the children of her sister, Mrs. Be.Apr 17,  · InWhen Maria was in London, she and her father went to call upon Mr. Johnson, the bookseller, who was then imprisoned in the King's Bench for a publication which was considered to be treasonable, and they probably then and there arranged with him for the publication of CASTLE RACKRENT, for in Januarywriting to her cousin, Miss Ruxton, Maria says, 'Will you tell me .Castle Rackrent, novel by Maria Edgeworth, published in The work satirizes the Irish landlords of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Noted for its insight into Irish regional life, the book chronicles three generations of the landed Rackrent family and was the model on which Sir Walter.

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