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“If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.” – Maria Edgeworth, Irish author

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Sick Novels and Sick Readers and Sick Nations

tricia’s note: this is my work–my research, my writing, the wrinkles around my eyes caused by all the  squinting that do as I read unpublished manuscripts (often in cold archives where no one lets me drink tea while I work)–so if you discuss it, reference it, or want to talk about it in your own work please give me credit. 755 more words

Mary Shelley

Castle Rackrent (1800), by Maria Edgeworth

This book is #3 on my Back to the Classics list for 2014, and #49 on my Classics Club list.

Oh, dear. I fear I may have bitten off more than I can chew these past few weeks, first with A Sentimental Journey and now with Castle Rackrent. 543 more words

Reviews

Filigree and Folly: Jane Austen's Lucy Steele and Maria Edgeworth's Rosamond

It’s an unforgettable scene in Sense and Sensibility: Lucy Steele and Elinor Dashwood, both eager in their different ways to continue their confidential conversation about Edward Ferrars, find an unexpected opportunity to escape the usual evening game of cards with the Middletons.   1,836 more words

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