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Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon)
  

Vertue Rewarded; or, the Irish Princess (anon) (Paperback)

Edited by Ross, Ian Campbell
Edited by Markey, Anne

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Vertue Rewarded; or, The Irish Princess (1693) is one of the earliest examples of Irish prose fiction. Published in London, the novel is set in and around Clonmel, in August 1690, during the wars between the Jacobite James II and the Dutch Protestant William of Orange, later Will... read full description below.

ISBN 9781846822155
Published 24 March 2010 by Four Courts Press Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781846822155
ISBN-10 1846822157
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Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Four Courts Press Ltd
Imprint Four Courts Press Ltd
Publication Date 24 March 2010
Publication Country Ireland Ireland
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Ross, Ian Campbell
Edited by Markey, Anne
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 249g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Princesses, Clonmel (Ireland)
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 823.4
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Vertue Rewarded; or, The Irish Princess (1693) is one of the earliest examples of Irish prose fiction. Published in London, the novel is set in and around Clonmel, in August 1690, during the wars between the Jacobite James II and the Dutch Protestant William of Orange, later William III. Remarkably, the principal narrative concerning the young Irishwoman Marinda and the foreign Prince of S_______g, is interwoven with interpolated tales, including that of the Irish princess Cluaneesha, set in pre-Norman Ireland, and of the south American Indian Faniaca, whose story begins in Peru during the Spanish conquest of the Incas. Grounding its romance narrative in a detailed Irish setting, Vertue Rewarded draws American material from Royal Commentaries (1688), a translation by the diplomat and scholar, Sir Paul Rycaut, recently Chief Secretary for Ireland, of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega's account of native resistance to Spanish imperialism. This edition presents an original-spelling text, with

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