Mansfield Park

deJane Austen

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1 octobre 2019|
Mansfield Park de Jane Austen
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Mansfield Park By Jane Austen tells the story of Fanny Price, a frail, quiet young woman who has none of the high spirits or wit of Elizabeth Bennet or Marianne Dashwood. Reared from the age of ten among wealthy relatives, Fanny is an unobtrusive presence in the household at Mansfield Park, useful and agreeable to everyone and steadfast in her secret affection for her cousin, Edmund Bertram.

Fanny''s manner contrasts sharply with the livelier, sometimes careless behavior of her cousins and their friends. Only Edmund spends time with the gentle Fanny, although his own affections have been captivated by the sophisticated Mary Crawford. With Fanny''s uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, away on an extended stay in the West Indies, the cousins and their friends decide to put on an amateur theatrical production of a scandalous French play. Only Fanny refuses to participate, out of natural modesty and a certainty that her absent uncle would not approve.

Sir Thomas returns unexpectedly and does not approve, much to his children''s chagrin, but Fanny quickly falls from his favor when she refuses the proposal of Mary Crawford''s brother, Henry, who had begun an unwelcome flirtation with her after Fanny''s cousin Maria married another man.

Distressed by her uncle''s disapproval, Fanny visits her parents and her eight brothers and sisters, only to discover that her years at Mansfield Park have left her unable to fit easily into her noisy, often vulgar family. She is summoned back by Sir Thomas when Maria leaves her husband for Henry Crawford and Maria''s sister, Julia, elopes. Now fully appreciated by her uncle, Fanny comes into her own, winning the love of Edmund Bertram.

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16th December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath and then to Chawton in Hampshire. She wrote from a young age and Pride and Prejudice was begun when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions. It was initially rejected by the published she submitted it too and...
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Titre :Mansfield Park
Format :Papier sur carton
Dimensions de l'article :496 pages, 7.3 X 5 X 0.98 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :496 pages, 7.3 X 5 X 0.98 po
Publié le :1 octobre 2019
Publié par :Chiltern Publishing
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781912714285

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