Maria Edgeworth

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The esteemed contemporary of Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott, Maria Edgeworth was a pioneer writer of children’s literature and a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe, whose works depict advanced views on the rights of women, politics, education and her beloved Ireland. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete novels of Maria Edgeworth, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing for the first time in digital print, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Edgeworth’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* ALL 9 novels, with individual contents tables

* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Many short story collections – including the classic children’s collections EARLY LESSONS and FRANK, appearing here for the first time in digital print

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Also includes the rare short story collection THE MOST UNFORTUNATE DAY OF MY LIFE AND OTHER STORIES, which was published posthumously

* Easily locate the short stories you want to read

* Edgeworth’s plays and a selection of non-fiction

* Includes Edgeworth’s letters – spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence, with detailed table of contents

* Features two biographies, including a selection of her father’s memoirs – explore Edgeworth’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

 

CONTENTS:

 

The Novels

CASTLE RACKRENT

BELINDA

THE MODERN GRISELDA

LEONORA

PATRONAGE

HARRINGTON

ORMOND

HELEN

ORLANDINO

 

The Shorter Fiction

THE PARENT’S ASSISTANT

HARRY AND LUCY: BEING THE FIRST PART OF EARLY LESSONS

MORAL TALES

POPULAR TALES

TALES OF FASHIONABLE LIFE

FRANK: A SEQUEL OF EARLY LESSONS

GARRY OWEN; OR, THE SNOW-WOMAN, AND OTHER STORIES

THE LITTLE DOG TRUSTY; THE ORANGE MAN; AND THE CHERRY ORCHARD

THE MOST UNFORTUNATE DAY OF MY LIFE AND OTHER STORIES

 

The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

 

The Plays

COMIC DRAMAS IN THREE ACTS

 

The Letters

THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARIA EDGEWORTH

 

The Non-Fiction

PRACTICAL EDUCATION

ESSAY ON IRISH BULLS

AN ESSAY ON THE NOBLE SCIENCE OF SELF-JUSTIFICATION

 

The Biographies

RICHARD LOVELL EDGEWORTH: A SELECTION FROM HIS MEMOIRS

MARIA EDGEWORTH by Helen Zimmern

 

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This author is available as a Series Four Parts Edition. A Parts Edition is composed of many individual Kindle or ePub files, with each novel, play, non-fiction book and more divided into its own special eBook. The Parts Edition is only available to purchase from our website. Learn more about the format here.

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