Author

Maria Edgeworth

Irish writer

1767   -   1849

country of citizenship: Ireland
language of expression: English
occupation: writer, essayist, novelist, children's writer

Maria Edgeworth (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held advanced views, for a woman of her time, on estate management, politics and education, and corresponded with some of the leading literary and economic writers, including Sir Walter Scott and David Ricardo.
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works

10

Belinda

Edgeworth novel

author: Maria Edgeworth

1801

The Parent's Assistant

book by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

1796

Castle Rackrent

novel by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

1800

Leonora

novel

author: Maria Edgeworth

1806

Ormond

novel by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

Patronage

book by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

1814

The Absentee

novel by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

1812

Harrington

1817 novel

author: Maria Edgeworth

1817

Helen

book by Maria Edgeworth

author: Maria Edgeworth

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