Persuasion / Edition 2

Persuasion / Edition 2

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by Jane Austen
     
 


Called a 'perfect novel' by Harold Bloom, Persuasion was written while Jane Austen was in failing health. She died soon after its completion, and it was published in an edition with Northanger Abbey in 1818.See more details below

Overview


Called a 'perfect novel' by Harold Bloom, Persuasion was written while Jane Austen was in failing health. She died soon after its completion, and it was published in an edition with Northanger Abbey in 1818.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192802637
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817) was extremely modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature's most famous women writers. She is the author of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park and Northanger Abbey

GILLIAN BEER is King Edward Professor of English at the University of Cambridge and President of Clare Hall.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date of Death:
July 18, 1817
Place of Birth:
Village of Steventon in Hampshire, England
Place of Death:
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Education:
Taught at home by her father

Table of Contents

Introduction
Persuasion3
The Original Ending of Persuasion185
Notes107
Reading Group Guide203

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