Orgullo y prejuicio
Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. It begins as Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters, then, the haughty and wealthy Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy comes along. She annoys him, which is how we know they must one day marry. This sparkling comedy... show more
Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. It begins as Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters, then, the haughty and wealthy Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy comes along. She annoys him, which is how we know they must one day marry. This sparkling comedy of manners features splendidly civilized sparring between Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet, as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of 18th-century drawing-room intrigues. As the characters dance a delicate quadrille of flirtation and intrigue, Jane Austen's radiantly caustic wit and keen observation sparkle. Description in Spanish: La obra de Jane Austen ha vencido sin dificultades el paso del tiempo y se ha mantenido en todo momento en un lugar de privilegio en los gustos de lectores y especialistas. Orgullo y prejuicio es una novela de amor o, mejor, una novela de enamorados. Bingley y Jane, Darcy y Elisabeth, Lydia y Wickham luchan para obtener el objeto de su pasión, deben participar en el juego que la sociedad en que viven les propone y deben ganarlo. Sin saltarse las reglas, pero con un tesón capaz de vencer cualquier barrera, llegarán a toda costa a ese matrimonio que para ellos habrá de marcar el inicio de la felicidad soñada.
Publish date: May 19th 2006
Publisher: Punto de Lectura
Pages no: 533
Edition language: Spanish
This is by far Jane Austen’s most popular book, and while as a kid I found it dull and slow, re-reading as an adult I had a great time with it. It’s easy to see where that popularity comes from. First, unlike some of Austen’s other books, which just have some romance in them, this one actually is a ...
(Original Review, 1981-02-20)If Jane Austen had never become a novelist, what would have happened? What would have happened to the British? Have Jane Austen's works become an antidote to a harshness in the world? Are they a key to disarming totalitarian societies? To making the world decide to be ha...
"For what do we live but to make sport for our neighbors, and to laugh at them in our turn?" And so, here we are...I dunno, what can one say about one of the great masterpieces of English literature. I know that my friend, Michael, an actual English teacher would be appalled by my characterization ...
I finally finished this book! YAY! My goodness, it took me forever to do so. It's as romantic as I had expected but also very difficult to keep track of all the Miss Bennetts. Lindsey Duncan's narration was delightful and she infused it with a lot of emotion.Before reading/listeningI have tried many...
Although I loved reading from an early age, I didn’t usually enjoy the classics we were required to read for school. In my adult years, I’ve mostly avoided them aside from several science fiction and fantasy classics. As a result of a conversation in a thread on another site, I decided to read one...