Sense and Sensibility
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP A timeless tale of romantic manners and mores in which two vastly different sisters experience love and loss under the rigid view of British society. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: • A concise introduction that gives readers... show more
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP A timeless tale of romantic manners and mores in which two vastly different sisters experience love and loss under the rigid view of British society. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: • A concise introduction that gives readers important background information • A chronology of the author's life and work • A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context • An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations • Detailed explanatory notes • Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work • Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction • A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON
Publish date: November 1st 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
In my adult re-reading of Austen’s major works, I came to this one after having a lot of fun with Emma and Pride and Prejudice, and therefore with high expectations. It disappointed a bit, in part for reasons not embedded in the text at all—character portrayals from the 1995 movie kept intruding—in ...
Very similar to "Pride and Prejudice", i liked the latter more though. "sense and sensibility" was a bit boring, I felt like what could have been covered in a few pages went on for many more.but it was a good one, i'm so in love with that era. Sense and Sensibility is about two sisters Elinor and M...
Miałam przyjemność już poznać jedną z powieści Jane Austen. Była to "Duma i uprzedzenie", która niezbyt przypadła mi do gustu. Dlatego też przez długi czas unikałam książki "Rozważna i romantyczna". Miałam ją już od dawna, lecz nie sięgałam po nią. Myślałam, że znów się wynudzę, że znów bohaterowie ...
*4+ Stars* I really did like this one. I did, it has some similar traits to Pride and Prejudice which I thought was pretty good. What made me not bump this one up was the fact that it dragged on in a lot of places. I felt like what could have been covered in a few pages went on for many more. ...
I'm familiar with many Jane Austen stories, but this is the first time I've successfully read one of her novels. Years ago, surely eight or nine years now, I made a very lackluster attempt to read Mansfield Park, but I gave up within a mere ten pages. My heart just wasn't in it at the time. More so ...