Biography of Maria Edgeworth


Study Guides on Works by Maria Edgeworth

Belinda is a book written by Maria Edgeworth in 1801. The story revolves around a young woman called Belinda, who lives with her aunt, Mrs. Stanhope. Belinda is sent to live with Lady Delacour and Belinda is fascinated by her. The first part of...

In a way, Maria Edgeworth is to turn of the 19th century British literature what Edith Wharton is to turn of the 20th century American literature. Like Wharton, Edgeworth fashioned a series of novels that traced the declining fortunes of a wealthy...