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Sheridan, Betsy, 1758-1837
The triumph of prudence over passion, or, The history of Miss Mortimer and Miss Fitzgerald / Elizabeth Sheridan ; edited with an introduction and notes by Aileen Douglas and Ian Campbell Ross
Alternate Title History of Miss Mortimer and Miss Fitzgerald
Dublin : Four Courts Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR3683.L48 T75 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820 -- Fiction
Subject(s) Women -- Ireland -- Social conditions -- 18th century -- Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Political fiction
Physical Description 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-200)
This is an unconventional epistolary novel set in Ireland and France in 1779 and 1780, against the background of the patriot political agitation that marked the age of Grattan's parliament. The young women who write the bulk of the novel's letters link the state of Ireland and the conditions of its women
Audience Specialized
Series Early Irish fiction, c.1680-1820
Literature of early modern Ireland
Alternate Author Douglas, Aileen, 1961-
Ross, Ian Campbell

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