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Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth (January 1, 1767-May 22, 1849) was an Irish novelist.

She was heavily influenced by her father, a wealthy Irish landlord, who managed her literary careeer and often even edited her work. Miss Edgeworth spent her childhood in Ireland, went to school in England, and returned to Ireland at the age of 15. She remained there for the rest of her life.

Major novels:

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