Emma

Paperback | May 30, 2013

byJane AustenEditorRichard Cronin, Dorothy McMillan

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Emma is Austen's most technically accomplished novel. The full implications of its hidden plot are only revealed by a second reading. Presented here for the first time with the spelling and the punctuation of the first edition of 1816, the text allows readers to see the novel as Austen's contemporaries first encountered it. The volume includes comprehensive explanatory notes, an extensive critical introduction covering the context and publication history of the work, and a chronology of Austen's life as well. This edition is an indispensable resource for all scholars and readers of Austen.

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Emma is Austen's most technically accomplished novel. The full implications of its hidden plot are only revealed by a second reading. Presented here for the first time with the spelling and the punctuation of the first edition of 1816, the text allows readers to see the novel as Austen's contemporaries first encountered it. The volume ...

Jane Austen's life is striking for the contrast between the great works she wrote in secret and the outward appearance of being quite dull and ordinary. Austen was born in the small English town of Steventon in Hampshire, and educated at home by her clergyman father. She was deeply devoted to her family. For a short time, the Austens l...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:682 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.5 inPublished:May 30, 2013Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1107620465

ISBN - 13:9781107620469

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Table of Contents

General Editor's preface; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Introduction; Note on the text; Emma; Corrections and emendations; Abbreviations; Explanatory notes.

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