Conference - Maria Edgeworth 250
7-8th of December 2018. Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth, the School of English, the Long Room Hub, and the National Library of Ireland will host a conference examining her life and writing across its full range and scope. As well as papers that address Edgeworth’s innovative writing for the young, her essays on education and her ambitious and original novels, there will also be papers that discuss the wider intellectual, social and political world of the Edgeworth family.
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Portrait of the Edgeworth Family
18th century, 1787
Coloured pencil, watercolour and graphite on paper
Sheet: 25.1 x 30.4 cm
Photo © National Gallery of Ireland