Northanger Abbey

October 6, 2004|
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
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This Norton Critical Edition is the most extensively annotated student edition available. "Backgrounds" features material carefully chosen to enhance readers appreciation of the novel, including biographical commentary, early works and correspondence related to Northanger Abbey, and excerpts by Ann Radcliffe, Frances Burney, and William Wordsworth, among others, tracing Austen s connection to her Romantic contemporaries. "Criticism" collects thirteen assessments of Northanger Abbey from a wide range of voices and periods, including essays by Margaret Oliphant and Rebecca West and critics Patricia Meyer Spacks, Claudia L. Johnson, Lee Erickson, and Joseph Litvak. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
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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Title:Northanger Abbey
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:8.3 X 5.2 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:8.3 X 5.2 X 0.75 in
Published:October 6, 2004
Publisher:W.W. Norton & Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780393978506

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