9780199554720

A Simple Story

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199554720

  • ISBN 10:

    0199554722

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/14/2009
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Summary

When Miss Milner announces her passion for her guardian, a Catholic priest, she breaks through the double barrier of his religious vocation and 18th-century British society's standards of proper womanly behavior. Like other women writers of her time, Elizabeth Inchbald concentrates on the question of a woman's "proper education," and her sureness of touch and subtlety of characterization prefigure Jane Austen's work.

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