Emma: Norton Critical Edition / Edition 3

Emma: Norton Critical Edition / Edition 3

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by Jane Austen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393972844

ISBN-13: 9780393972849

Pub. Date: 05/01/2000

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

The text reprinted in this new edition of Austen’s comedic novel is based on the 1816 text, which has been carefully edited in light of later editions, including the Chapman edition.
"Backgrounds" supplies an abundance of documents that shed light on Austen's life and reveal some of her private attitudes toward her writing.
"Reviews and Criticism"

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Overview

The text reprinted in this new edition of Austen’s comedic novel is based on the 1816 text, which has been carefully edited in light of later editions, including the Chapman edition.
"Backgrounds" supplies an abundance of documents that shed light on Austen's life and reveal some of her private attitudes toward her writing.
"Reviews and Criticism" presents a wide variety of perspectives, both contemporary and recent, including essays by Sir Walter Scott, Henry James, A. C. Bradley, E. M. Forster, Robert Alan Donovan, Marilyn Butler, Mary Poovey, Claudia Johnson, Juliet McMaster, Ian Watt, and Suzanne Juhasz. New to this edition are essays by Maggie Lane, Edward Copeland, and Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield, the last of which discusses film adaptations of Emma.
A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393972849
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Seriesv
About This Volumevii
About the Textxi
Part 1Emma: The Complete Text in Cultural Context
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts3
The Complete Text21
Contextual Documents and Illustrations382
A Riddle385
Robin Adair386
from Unfortunate Situation of Females, Fashionably Educated, and Left without a Fortune. (1787)387
from Letter to His Son (1750)389
from Essays on the Picturesque (1810)390
from Our Domestic Policy. No I. (1829)391
Opinions of Emma (Ca. 1816)392
Crossed Letter from Jane Austen to Cassandra (June 20, 1808)398
The Frolics of the Sphynx (1820)399
Square Pianoforte (1805)400
A Barouche Landau (1805)401
A View of Box Hill, Surrey (1733)401
The Lincolnshire Ox (1790)402
Part 2Emma: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Emma405
Gender Criticism and Emma425
What Is Gender Criticism?425
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography437
A Gender Studies Perspective: Claudia L. Johnson, "Not at all what a man should be!": Remaking English Manhood in Emma441
Marxist Criticism and Emma456
What Is Marxist Criticism?456
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography470
A Marxist Perspective: Beth Fowkes Tobin, Aiding Impoverished Gentlewomen: Power and Class in Emma473
Cultural Criticism and Emma488
What Is Cultural Criticism?488
Cultural Criticism: A Selected Bibliography503
A Cultural Perspective: Paul Delany, "A Sort of Notch in the Donwell Estate": Intersections of Status and Class in Emma508
The New Historicism and Emma524
What Is the New Historicism?524
The New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography538
A New Historicist Perspective: Casey Finch and Peter Bowen, "The Tittle-Tattle of Highbury": Gossip and the Free Indirect Style in Emma543
Feminist Criticism and Emma559
What Is Feminist Criticism?559
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography569
A Feminist Perspective: Devoney Looser, "The Duty of Woman by Woman": Reforming Feminism in Emma577
Combining Perspectives on Emma594
Combining Perspectives: Marilyn Butler, Introduction to Emma597
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms615
About the Contributors635

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