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Adeline Mowbray, or, The mother and daughter

Amelia Alderson Opie

Adeline Mowbray, or, The mother and daughter

a tale

by Amelia Alderson Opie

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Published by Broadview Editions in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesMother and daughter
StatementAmelia Alderson Opie ; edited by Anne McWhir.
SeriesBroadview editions, Broadview editions
ContributionsMcWhir, Anne, 1947-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5115.O3 A75 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24078212M
ISBN 101551114526
ISBN 109781551114521
LC Control Number2009504575

  I very much enjoyed reading Amelia Opie’s novel Adeline Mowbray; if you are interested in reading novels from the time period, something beyond Austen, Scott, or Burney, you might consider this one — it’s a very interesting take on the institution of marriage, dealing with it in a way that might surprise contemporary readers.. Adeline is a young woman who was raised by a mother. Memorials of the life of Amelia Opie (Women of letters) by Opie, Amelia Alderson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Steeped in the sentimental conventions of the day, with a deeply sensitive, self-sacrificing heroine who screams, sobs, and suffers in emotional agony, who faints more than five times in pages, and, too pure for this world, eventually expires after an emotional deathbed reunion with her estranged mother, Adeline Mowbray is very much ‘of its time.’. The plot of Adeline Mowbray begins with its title character's unorthodox education. Raised by a self-declared genius of a mother who is fond of spouting off about leftist treatises in company, Adeline is encouraged to imbibe "dangerous" tomes of philosophy and political science, with no male oversight for her delicate female brain/5(2).

While I, too, am concerned with the political and cultural dimensions of Opie's critique of the bourgeois family in two of her most popular and enduring tales, (2) The Father and Daughter () and Adeline Mowbray, or The Mother and Daughter (), I seek to complicate available constructions of .   This book can be found in: Poetry, Drama & Criticism > Anthologies. zoom. Adeline Mowbray: Or, the Mother and Daughter, a Tale; Vol. I (Paperback) Amelia Opie (author) Sign in to write a review. £ Paperback Pages / Published: 19/07/ We can order this;Author: Amelia Opie.


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