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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2016) 71 (3): 291–314.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Matthew L. Reznicek Matthew L. Reznicek, “Absurd Speculations: The Tragedy of Development in Maria Edgeworth’s Ormond ” (pp. 291–314) This essay explores shared concerns regarding the representation of economic development that occurs in Maria Edgeworth’s Irish bildungsroman Ormond (1817...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2014) 69 (3): 293–318.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Alex Howard Alex Howard, “The Pains of Attention: Paratextual Reading in Practical Education and Castle Rackrent ” (pp. 293–318) In Practical Education (1798), Maria Edgeworth and Richard Lovell Edgeworth’s treatise on rationalist pedagogy, the authors define attention as a form of painful “mental...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 67 (4): 433–456.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Jeanne M. Britton Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda (1801) demands to be read through the dual meanings of “character”—the literary persona and the moral sense. Through performances of literary character that work to reveal moral character, Edgeworth generates a theory of novelistic character...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2012) 67 (2): 139–176.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Terry F. Robinson This essay reveals how Maria Edgeworth integrated dramatic practices into her novel Belinda (1801) as a means to generate realistic effect. In doing so, it not only challenges the notion that the theater was at odds with the novel in this period but also shows that, in a novel...