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    DescriptionHarrington (1817) is the personal narrative of a recovering anti-Semite, a young man whose phobia of Jews is instilled in early childhood and who must unlearn his irrational prejudice when he falls in love with the daughter of a Spanish Jew. In this novel, Edgeworth attempts to challenge prejudice and to show how literary representations affect public policy, while at the same time interrogating contemporary understandings of freedom in English society.This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction and a judicious selection of appendices, including correspondence between Edgeworth and Rachel Mordecai Lazarus, excerpts from John Toland's Letters to Serena and Reasons for Naturalizing the Jews, an excerpt from Isaac D'Israeli's article on Moses Mendelssohn, and contemporary reviews of the novel.


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    Title
    Harrington
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Manly
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 325
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781551114071
    ISBN 10: 1551114070
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.5
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    BIC E4L: ROM
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 78
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: FRH
    DC21: 823.7
    DC22: 823/.7
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 30
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000, FIC037000, FIC026000
    Thema V1.0: FRH
    Publisher
    Broadview Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Broadview Press Ltd
    Publication date
    31 July 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Peterborough
    Author Information
    Susan Manly is a Lecturer in the School of English, University of St. Andrews. She is the editor of Maria Edgeworth's Harrington and Practical Education, and the co-editor of her novels Helen and Leonora (Pickering and Chatto).
    Review quote
    "A fine addition to Broadview's well-edited and richly contextualized library of Romantic-era fiction and poetry, this edition will be of value to those interested in the position of the Jew in English literary history, as well as the intersecting fields of Romantic-era women's writing, Irish literature, the history and philosophy of education, the national tale, and Romantic cosmopolitanism. Harrington offers astute insight into the psychology of prejudice and the sociopolitical structures by which it is perpetuated."--Judith Thompson