Emma / Edition 1by Jane Austen, Frances Ferguson
Pub. Date: 12/13/2005
Sparkling comedy of provincial manners concerns a well-intentioned young heiress and her
A lively young heiress takes up matchmaking, and her schemes result in comic confusion for a social-climbing parson, a chatterbox spinster, an enigmatic Romeo, and other inhabiatants of a 19th-century English village. Sparkling satire in one of Austen's finest novels
Sparkling comedy of provincial manners concerns a well-intentioned young heiress and her matchmaking schemes that result in comic confusion for the inhabitants of a 19th-century English village. Droll characterizations of the well-intentioned heroine-one of Austen's immortal creations-and her hypochondriacal father-plus many other finely drawn personalities. This sparkling satire of provincial life is one of Jane Austen's finest novels.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations.
About Longman Cultural Editions.
About This Edition.
Table of Dates.
Text of Emma.
Jane Austen’s Letters.
Charades, Riddles, and Conundrums.
What They Were Reading.
Governesses, Slaves, and Wives.
Early Reactions to Emma.
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