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Castle Rackrent ; and, The absentee

Maria Edgeworth

Castle Rackrent ; and, The absentee

by Maria Edgeworth

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Published by Wordsworth Editions in Ware .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Gift of anonymous donor.

StatementMaria Edgeworth.
SeriesWordsworth classics
ContributionsEdgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849.
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15552211M
ISBN 10185326220X
OCLC/WorldCa32274090

NOTES ON ‘CASTLE RACKRENT’ In , When 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 January , writing to her cousin, . The work satirises the Irish landlords of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Noted for its insight into Irish regional life, the book was the model on which Sir Walter Scott based his historical novels. "Castle Rackrent" is a remarkably short novel, rendering a historical situation in order to expose the exploitative system : E-BOOKARAMA.

Image 27 of The absentee, CASTLE RACKRENT and, besides, again often took money from the tenants, if offered properly, to speak for them to Sir Murtagh about abatements and renewals. Now the weed ashes and the glove. William Butler Yeats pronounced Castle Rackrent "one of the most inspired chronicles written in English". 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 might have on English 1/5.

First published at the turn of the 19th century, Maria Edgeworth's surprisingly brief 'Castle Rackrent' sees the author rather uncharateristically adopt the first-person voice of an Irish worker, Thady, who looks after the master and the property of the Castle, Rackrent; and his recollections of four of the Castle's masters - Sir Patrick, Sir Murtagh, Sir Kit and Sir Condy; as well as /5(38). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Castle Rackrent and The absentee. By: Maria Edgeworth, illustrated By: Chris Hammond (–).


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"Castle Rackrent" chronicles the oftenly hopelessly dissolute and debauched lives of the landowning Rackrent family, whilst the second novel, "The Absentee", in this collected book, set in rural Ireland and London society attacks the evils of /5.

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Set in Ireland, Maria Edgeworth's Castle Rackrent follows four generations of the castle's heirs. Their story is told by Thady Quirk, their elderly steward. The novel, published inis. Castle Rackrent and The absentee by Maria Edgeworth; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Rich people, British in fiction, Poor families, Landlord and tenant in fiction, Rich people in fiction, Fiction, Rural conditions in fiction, Landowners in fiction, Administration of estates, Landlord and tenant, British, Socialites in fiction, Poor families in fiction, Socialites, Absentee.

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