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Castle Rackrent ; and, Ennui

by Maria Edgeworth

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Administration of estates -- Fiction.,
    • Landlord and tenant -- Fiction.,
    • Rural conditions -- Fiction.,
    • Poor families -- Fiction.,
    • Rich people -- Fiction.,
    • Landowners -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- Fiction.,
    • Ireland -- History -- Rebellion of 1798 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-58).

      Other titlesCastle Rackrent., Ennui.
      StatementMaria Edgeworth ; edited by Marilyn Butler.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsButler, Marilyn., Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4644 .C3 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination361 p. ;
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1472729M
      ISBN 100140433201
      LC Control Number93135979

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She was educated at the University of Oxford and taught both there and at Cambridge, where she was the King Edward VII Professor of English Literature from to Her books include Jane Austen and the War of Ideas, Peacock Displayed, and The Collected Works of Maria Edgeworth.

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Castle Rackrent, in full Castle Rackrent, an Hiberian Tale: Taken from Facts, and from the Manners of the Irish Squires, Before the Yearnovel 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. Castle Rackrent is Irish family history vividly and unreliably narrated by the loyal servant Thady, steward on the decaying Rackrent estates.

In this comic tour-de-force Maria Edgeworth anticipates great themes of the European novel - colonialism, class, master-servant relationships, money, power and sexual inequality - but Castle Rackrent.

Thady Quirk, devoted steward to the decaying estate of the Rackrent family, narrates a riotous story of four generations of a dying dynasty in Castle Rackrent (). Thady will defend his masters to the end, but eventually his naivety and blind loyalty cause him to ignore the warning signs as the family's excesses lead them to ruin.

This volume also includes Ennui. Castle Rackrent --Ennui --Appendix: Review-article by R.L. and Maria Edgeworth of John Carr's The Stranger in Ireland. Series Title: Penguin classics.

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Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the UK. ISBN: ISBN Category: Fiction Books > Classic Fiction.Castle Rackrent is a short novel by Maria Edgeworth published inone of the few of Edgeworth's novels which her father did not “edit”.Shortly before its publication, an introduction, glossary and footnotes, written in the voice of an English narrator, were added to the original text to blunt the negative impact the Edgeworths feared the book.

Castle Rackrent, a novel by Maria Edgeworth published inis often regarded as the first true historical novel and the first true regional novel in English. It is also widely regarded as the /5(10).