Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

W. J. McCormack

Print publication date: 1985

Print ISBN-13: 9780198128069

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 07 April 2020

Castle Rackrent

Castle Rackrent

Chapter:
(p.97) 3. Castle Rackrent
Source:
Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939
Author(s):

W.J. Mc Cormack

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0004

This chapter discusses Castle Rackrent, an Irish novel by Maria Edgeworth which illustrates the history of Anglo-Irish fiction and the reflective qualities of a literary history. Besides disclosing the literary history of Ireland, the novel as well serves as a glimpse in to the genealogy of the Rackrents and a mirror of the discontinuities and crises of an emergent literary form in the age of revolution.

Keywords:   Castle Rackrent, Maria Edgeworth, Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish fiction, literary history, Anglo-Irish fiction history

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .