Northanger Abbey / Edition 1

Northanger Abbey / Edition 1

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by Jane Austen, Marilyn Gaull
     
 

Presents Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen along with a critical introduction and contextual materials.

This edition places Jane Austen and Northanger Abbey in the major conversations of Romanticism, not just the gothic novel and female education. It places the novel in two contexts, 1798, when it was written, and 1818, when it was published, illustrating its

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Presents Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen along with a critical introduction and contextual materials.

This edition places Jane Austen and Northanger Abbey in the major conversations of Romanticism, not just the gothic novel and female education. It places the novel in two contexts, 1798, when it was written, and 1818, when it was published, illustrating its relevance to both periods and the major writers, especially the poets. This edition connects Jane Austen with the major Western literary tradition, from ancient myth, the Arabian Nights, to Cervantes, Flaubert, and Virginia Woolf.

Those interested in Jane Austen and/or the novel Northanger Abbey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321202086
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
09/02/2004
Series:
Longman Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
641,587
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

About Longman Cultural Editions.

About this Edition.

Jane Austen’s Life and Times.

Introduction.

Table of Dates.

Northanger Abbey.

Contexts.

The Romance Plot.

Cupid and Psyche.

Gothic Romance.

Horace Walpole The Castle of Otranto.

William Beckford Vathek.

Matthew Gregory Lewis The Monk.

Ann Radcliffe.

Supernaturalism (Biographia Literaria).

Sensibility.

Sublime (Curiosity).

The Mysteries of Udolpho.

The Italian—Schedoni.

Gothic Decline.

Gothic Parody.

Beckford, Azemia.

Eaton Stannard Barrett The Heroine.

T.L. Peacock Nightmare Abbey.

Bath, England.

“Faery lands forlorn.”

Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker.

From Gothic Romance to Historical Novel.

Sir Walter Scott Waverley.

The Picturesque, Enclosures, and Anti-Picturesque.

The Picturesque.

William Gilpin Observations on the River Wye.

James Plumptre The Lakers.

Enclosures and the Anti-Picturesque.

George Crabbe The Village.

Reviews of Northanger Abbey.

British Critic.

Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine.

Bibliography.

Suggestions for Further Reading.

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