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People/Characters: Maria Edgeworth

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A book of sibyls : Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen by Anne Thackeray Ritchie
Charles Darwin: A New Life by John Bowlby
Darwin's Illness by Ralph Colp
The education of the heart : the correspondence of Rachel Mordecai Lazarus and Maria Edgeworth by Rachel Mordecai Lazarus
The Great Maria: A Portrait of Maria Edgeworth by Elisabeth Inglis-Jones
How to create the perfect wife : Britain's most ineligible bachelor and his enlightened quest to train the ideal mate by Wendy Moorewriter
Jane Austen and the War of Ideas by Marilyn Butler
Laughing feminism : subversive comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen by Audrey Bilger
Literary Daughters by Maggie Lane
Maria Edgeworth by Hon. Emily Lawless
Maria Edgeworth by P. H. Newby
Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern
Maria Edgeworth and the public scene; intellect, fine feeling and landlordism in the Age of Reform by Michael Hurst
maria edgeworth the novelist 1767-1849 a bicentennial study by James Newcomer
Maria Edgeworth Women Enlightenment and Nation by Clíona Ó Gallchoir
Maria Edgeworth's Irish Writing: Language, History, Politics by Brian Hollingworth
Maria Edgeworth, 1767-1849;: A bibliographical tribute, by Bertha (Coolidge) Slade
Maria Edgeworth: A Literary Biography by Marilyn Butler
Maria Edgeworth: Chosen Letters by Maria Edgeworth
Mordecai: An Early American Family by Emily Bingham
New Essays on Maria Edgeworth (Nineteenth Century Series) (Nineteenth Century Series) by Julie Nash
The Other Eighteenth Century: English Women of Letters, 1660-1800 by Robert W. Uphaus
Romantic Women Writers: Voices and Countervoices by Paula R. Feldman
Sex and Subterfuge: Women Writers to 1850 by Eva Figes
The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal
A Study of Maria Edgeworth: , With Notices of Her Father and Friends by Grace Oliver
Their Fathers' Daughters: Hannah More, Maria Edgeworth, and Patriarchal Complicity by Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace
An Uncomfortable Authority: Maria Edgeworth and Her Contexts by Heidi Kaufman

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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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