Northanger Abbey

September 2, 2004|
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
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From Longman''s Cultural Editions Series, Northanger Abbey, edited by Marilyn Gaull, presents key texts that illuminate the lively intersections of literature, tradition, and culture.

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.

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...
Title:Northanger Abbey
Product dimensions:320 pages, 7.9 X 5.4 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 7.9 X 5.4 X 0.8 in
Published:September 2, 2004
Publisher:Pearson Education
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780321202086

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