Emma / Edition 1

Emma / Edition 1

by Jane Austen, Frances Ferguson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 032122504X

ISBN-13: 9780321225047

Pub. Date: 12/13/2005

Publisher: Pearson

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321225047
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/13/2005
Series:
Longman Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
Longman Cultural Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

About Longman Cultural Editions.

About This Edition.

Foreword.

Table of Dates.

Text of Emma.

Afterword.

Contexts.

Jane Austen’s Letters.

Money.

Charades, Riddles, and Conundrums.

What They Were Reading.

Governesses, Slaves, and Wives.

Early Reactions to Emma.

Further Reading.

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