Catharine: And Other Writings

Catharine: And Other Writings

by Jane Austen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192835211

ISBN-13: 9780192835215

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The characters of these stories have a jaunty and never-failing devotion to themselves. They perpetually lie, cheat, steal--and occasionally commit murder. Throughout these short or unfinished pieces, Austen exhibits her sense of the preposterous in life and fiction with tough-mindedness and robust humour. In her later published fiction, Austen had learned to take

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The characters of these stories have a jaunty and never-failing devotion to themselves. They perpetually lie, cheat, steal--and occasionally commit murder. Throughout these short or unfinished pieces, Austen exhibits her sense of the preposterous in life and fiction with tough-mindedness and robust humour. In her later published fiction, Austen had learned to take demands for propriety seriously, reining in whatever might be though boisterous or coarse. Here we see Jane Austen without her inhibitions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192835215
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix(30)
Note on the Text xxxix(2)
Select Bibliography xli(3)
A Chronology of Jane Austen xliv
VOLUME THE FIRST
3(72)
Frederic and Elfrida
3(8)
Jack and Alice
11(16)
Edgar and Emma
27(4)
Henry and Eliza
31(6)
The Adventures of Mr Harley
37(1)
Sir William Mountague
38(2)
Memoirs of Mr Clifford
40(1)
The Beautifull Cassandra
41(4)
Amelia Webster
45(2)
The Visit
47(5)
The Mystery
52(3)
The Three Sisters
55(13)
A beautiful description
68(1)
The generous Curate
68(1)
Ode to Pity
70(5)
VOLUME THE SECOND
75(100)
Love and Friendship
75(32)
Lesley Castle
107(27)
The History of England
134(11)
A Collection of Letters
145(20)
The female philosopher
165(2)
The first Act of a Comedy
167(2)
A Letter from a Young Lady
169(1)
A Tour through Wales
170(1)
A Tales
171(4)
VOLUME THE THIRD
175(55)
Evelyn
175(11)
Catharine, or the Bower
186(44)
Plan of a Novel
230(3)
List of Verses
233(1)
Verses
234(13)
Prayers
247(4)
Textual Notes 251(34)
Explanatory Notes 285

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