Edgeworth's Belinda: An Artful Composition Academic Article uri icon


  • Very early in Maria Edgeworth's Belinda (1801; rev. 1810),1 in a chapter entitled "Masks," the novel's hero, Clarence Hervey, having been accused of courting Belinda, exclaims, "Do you think I don't see as plainly as any of you, that Belinda Portman's a composition of art and affectation?" (26). 2002, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

published proceedings

  • Women's Studies

author list (cited authors)

  • Egenolf, S. B.

citation count

  • 2

complete list of authors

  • Egenolf, Susan Bolet

publication date

  • January 2002