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Formal and Linguistic Features in the Later Irish Tales

  • Brian Hollingworth

Abstract

Edgeworth never repeated her innovation in using the vernacular voice as the vehicle of narration. Her later Irish stories are more conventional in their form. This is surely a sign both of the low status which she conferred upon Castle Rackrent, and her failure to recognize the significance of her achievement in developing a new sub-genre within the novel.

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Linguistic Feature French Culture Utilitarian View Elevated Character Moral Tale 
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© Brian Hollingworth 1997

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  • Brian Hollingworth

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