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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
The annotated Emma / Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction, by David M. Shapard
Alternate Title Emma
New York : Anchor Books, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR4034 .E5 2012    IN TRANSIT
Subject(s) Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Mate selection -- Fiction
Young women -- Fiction
Subject England -- Fiction
Physical Description xxx, 897 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 873-892)
Summary "From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen's Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including: explanations of historical context; citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings; definitions and clarifications; literary comments and analysis; maps of places in the novel; an introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events; [and] nearly 200 informative illustrations. Filled with fascinating information about everything from the social status of spinsters and illegitimate children to the shopping habits of fashionable ladies to English attitudes toward gypsies, David M. Shapard's Annotated Emma brings Austen's world into richer focus"--Provided by publisher
Alternate Author Shapard, David M

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