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Emma - Stephen Maxfield Parrish, Jane Austen
Emma
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The text reprinted in this new edition of Austen’s comedic novel is based on the 1816 text, which has been carefully edited in light of later editions, including the Chapman edition."Backgrounds" supplies an abundance of documents that shed light on Austen's life and reveal some of her private... show more
The text reprinted in this new edition of Austen’s comedic novel is based on the 1816 text, which has been carefully edited in light of later editions, including the Chapman edition."Backgrounds" supplies an abundance of documents that shed light on Austen's life and reveal some of her private attitudes toward her writing. "Reviews and Criticism" presents a wide variety of perspectives, both contemporary and recent, including essays by Sir Walter Scott, Henry James, A. C. Bradley, E. M. Forster, Robert Alan Donovan, Marilyn Butler, Mary Poovey, Claudia Johnson, Juliet McMaster, Ian Watt, and Suzanne Juhasz.  New to this edition are essays by Maggie Lane, Edward Copeland, and Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield, the last of which discusses film adaptations of Emma. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393972849 (0393972844)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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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...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Emma & Emma
I wasn't sure how to rate this. Overall I liked it, but not much more than that I think, hence the three stars. It just felt long, although based on my ereader, it didn't actually take much longer to read than I'd expect a book of this length to take. I guess I just wasn't enthralled. I think m...
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 Emma
1. I read this the second time thanks to Kelly's excellent review, and I raised the rating from two stars to three (the previous time, I only finished it because I was really curious about what would happen to Harriet, and was really in a "either this book goes or I do" mode). 2. Emma is very didact...
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