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Emma (Fourth Edition) (Norton Critical Editions) - George Justice, Stephen M. Parrish, Jane Austen
Emma (Fourth Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
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Jane Austen’s beloved comedic novel is now available in a revised and updated Norton Critical Edition.The text of the Fourth Edition of the Norton Critical Edition of Emma is based on the 1816 edition published by John Murray. George Justice has lightly and judiciously emended the text for... show more
Jane Austen’s beloved comedic novel is now available in a revised and updated Norton Critical Edition.The text of the Fourth Edition of the Norton Critical Edition of Emma is based on the 1816 edition published by John Murray. George Justice has lightly and judiciously emended the text for faithfulness and clarity. The novel is accompanied by detailed explanatory annotations as well as facsimiles of the 1816 title and dedication pages.“Backgrounds” collects a wealth of source material, much of it new to the Fourth Edition. New material includes Austen’s correspondence with her publisher about the business of writing, revealing Austen’s view of her own writing and career. In addition, there are two sets of verses—“Kitty, A Fair But Frozen Maid” and “Robin Adair”—referenced in Emma as well as responses (1815–1950) to Austen and her writing from, among others, Charlotte Brontë, Juliet Pollock, Virginia Woolf, D. W. Harding, and Edmund Wilson.“Reviews and Criticism” includes twelve major interpretations of the novel, nine of them new to the Fourth Edition. New contributors include Jan Fergus, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Tony Tanner, Maaja Stewart, D. A. Miller, Emily Auerbach, Gabrielle D. V. White, Richard Jenkyns, and David Monaghan.A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393927641 (0393927644)
ASIN: 393927644
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 462
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
4.5 Emma ★★★★☆
This story is a lot of fun and continues to hold up well on every re-read. Emma is perhaps the most realistic of Austen's protagonists - a wealthy young woman who has always been the biggest fish in her little pond, spoiled, vain, arrogant, and petty. But she means well, and eventually matures as sh...
Abdita
Abdita rated it
2.0 Jane Austen - "Emma"
Kolejny raz. Nic na to nie poradzę. Nie zachwyca.
Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
2.0 Laber, laber, sülz, sülz
Bedauerlicherweise muss ich Euch gestehen, dass ich schon wieder eine total berühmte Person des Schreibhandwerks und eine Schriftstellerin, die man angeblich gelesen haben muss, für mich persönlich total abmontieren und bösartig verreißen muss. Dabei geht es nicht darum, dass das Werk schon sehr alt...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Such a Beautiful Hindquarter of Pork: "Emma" by Jane Austen
I wonder if a variation on the Unreliable Narrator is permissible here? Jane Austen's Emma, while narrated solely by the author herself, is told exclusively from the title character's point of view (chime in and correct me if there are scenes in which she doesn't take part, however minor) so that Au...
NiWa
NiWa rated it
3.0 Jane Austens "Emma"
Emma ist eine selbstbewusste junge Dame, die weiß was sich geziemt und ihrer eigenen Meinung nach besonders gut abschätzen kann, wer mit wem den Bund für’s Leben schließen sollte. Immer darum bemüht, ihre Freunde glücklich zu sehen, geht sie die Aufgabe als Ehestifterin an.Dieses Werk der Weltlitera...
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