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Mansfield Park (Oxford World's Classics)

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At the age of ten, Fanny Price leaves the poverty of her Portsmouth home to be brought up among the family of her wealthy uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, in the chilly grandeur of Mansfield Park. She gradually falls in love with her cousin Edmund, but when the dazzling and sophisticated Crawfords arrive, and amateur theatricals unleash rivalry and sexual jealousy, Fanny has to fight to retain her independence. This new edition places Mansfield Park in its Regency context and elucidates the theatrical background that pervades the novel.

Synopsis:

This new edition aims to do full justice to Austen's complex and subtle story of the life and experiences of Fanny Brice, placing it in its Regency context and elucidating the theatrical background that pervades the novel.

About the Author

Jane Stabler is editor of the Longman Reader on Byron (1998) and the author of Burke to Byron, Barbauld to Baillie, 1790-1830 (2001) and Byron, Poetics and History (2002).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192802644
Editor:
Kinsley, James
Introduction:
Kinsley, James
Introduction:
Stabler, Jane
Editor:
Kinsley, James
Author:
Kinsley, James
Author:
null, Jane
Author:
Austen, Jane
Author:
null, James
Author:
Stabler, Jane
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Country homes
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Edition Number:
revised
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Series Volume:
Volume II: Reasons a
Publication Date:
20031002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
47 figures
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
5 x 7.7 x 1 in 0.725 lb

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