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Author: Edgeworth, Maria

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1767
Year of death:1849
About her personal situation:standardizingjdgjuly14 Standardizing Origin • Place of birth : Black Bourton, Oxfordshire, England • Place(s) of residence: Edgeworthstown, Ireland | London • Place of death: Trim, Ireland National identity • Nationality : Irish • First language(s) : English Marital status : - Single Number of children : 0 Social class : - Middle class Education: - Educated at home - School education Religion : - Protestant

Relations to other authors:
Friend of Brooke, Charlotte
Acquaintance of Hofland, Barbara

About her professional situation:standardizingjdgjuly14 Standardizing Authorial attribution: - Not yet checked Profession(s) and other activities : Fiction writer/novelist - Teacher/governess - Translator from French - Translator - Writer for children - Writer Language(s) in which she wrote : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors/publishers and similar : - Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Lively defender of women's education". - Pléiade, p.461 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 773, 794. Cf. - J. Grieder, Translations of French sentimental prose fiction, 1975.
Websites: On-line info
British Fiction
NEWW Bour 2011
Maria Edgeworth (Wikipedia)

Editors: Hanneke Volker (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 March 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 11 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 06 January 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 06 January 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 13 February 2014)
Janouk de Groot (update on 07 July 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *De buren, en Het Testament (The neighbours, and The Will) ()
E 2 *Een maaltijd in Ierland (A meal in Ireland) (1814)
E 3 *Maria Edgeworth, the author ()
E 4 *Nieuwe verhalen voor de Jeugd, ter vorming van het zedelijk gevoel (New stories for the Youth, to form the moral feeling) (1818)
E 5 Angelina, ou l'amie inconnue (1801)
E 6 Belinda (1801)
E 7 Castle Rackrent (1800)
E 8 Emilie de Coulanges (1812)
E 9 Ennui and Manoeuvering (1809)
E 10 Fatherless Fanny: the little mendicant and her benefactors: a singular narrative of a young lady's entrance to high life (1811)
E 11 Helen, a tale (1834)
E 12 Leonora (1806)
E 13 Letters for literary Ladies (1795)
E 14 Manoeuvring (1811)
E 15 Moral tales for young people (1801)
E 16 Murad the Unlucky (1804)
E 17 Ormond; Harrington (1817)
E 18 Patronage (1814)
E 19 Popular Tales (1804)
E 20 Practical Education (1798)
E 21 Rosamond (1810)
E 22 Simple Susan (1800)
E 23 Tales of Fashionable Life (1809)
E 24 The Absentee (1812)
E 25 The Modern Griselda (1805)
E 26 The contrast (in Popular Tales Vol 3) (1811)
E 27 The parent's assistant or Stories for children (1796)
E 28 The wife, or a model for women (1810)
E 29 Vivian (Tales of fashionable life) (1809)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Charrière, Isabelle de   -   Lettres écrites de Lausanne
Xreception 2 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité de   -   Adèle et Théodore, ou Lettres sur l'éducation
Xreception 3 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité de   -   Mademoiselle de Clermont
Xreception 4 Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité de   -   La duchesse de La Vallière
Xreception 5 Montagu, Elizabeth   -   Essay on the Writings and Genius of Skakespear
Xreception 6 Montolieu, Isabelle de   -   Caroline de Lichtfield
Xreception 7 Staël, Germaine de   -   Delphine
Xreception 8 Staël, Germaine de   -   Corinne ou l'Italie