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Belinda

Author: Maria Edgeworth
Publisher: London ; Boston : Pandora, 1986.
Series: Mothers of the novel.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The lively comedy of this novel in which a young woman comes of age amid the distractions and temptations of London high society belies the challenges it poses to the conventions of courtship, the dependence of women, and the limitations of domesticity. Contending with the perils and the varied cast of characters of the marriage market, Belinda strides resolutely toward independence.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Edgeworth
ISBN: 0863580742 9780863580741
OCLC Number: 12586976
Description: xi, 434 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Mothers of the novel.
Responsibility: Maria Edgeworth ; introduced by Eva Figes.

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The lively comedy of this novel in which a young woman comes of age amid the distractions and temptations of London high society belies the challenges it poses to the conventions of courtship, the dependence of women, and the limitations of domesticity. Contending with the perils and the varied cast of characters of the marriage market, Belinda strides resolutely toward independence.

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