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Castle Rackrent The absentee

Maria Edgeworth

Castle Rackrent The absentee

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Published by Dent, Dutton in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [xvi]

Other titlesThe absentee.
StatementMaria Edgeworth ; introd. by Brander Matthews.
SeriesEveryman"s library ; 410
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, [i], 346 p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20291837M
ISBN 100460004107, 0460014102

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).


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London: Dent ; New York: Dutton, (OCoLC)   Maria Edgeworth's novels Castle Rackrent and The Absentee did much to "raise the consciousness" of the public to the plight of the tenant farmers in nineteenth-century Ireland.

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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; /5(39).31 quotes from Maria Edgeworth: 'If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.', 'Remember, we can judge better by the conduct of people towards others than by their manner towards ourselves.', and 'If young women were not deceived into a belief that affectation pleases, they would scarcely trouble themselves to practise it so much.'.