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Publisher Comments:

"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 . A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.

Book News Annotation:

Norton's third edition (previous editions, 1972 and 1993) based on Austen's 1816 edition, has a background section with letters to Austen's sister, Cassandra; an excerpt describing a country ball from The Watsons (a novel fragment); V. Woolf's commentary on The Watsons; and two biographical sketches of Austen by family members. Reviews and criticism include 16 assessments of the novel and critical overviews by Sir Walter Scott, George Henry Lewes, Henry James, E. M. Forster, Ian Watt, and others. Also provided is a commentary on film versions of Emma. A chronology ends the edition. No index.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

'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.\n

'

About the Author

Stephen Parrish is Goldwin Smith Professor of English Emeritus at Cornell University. He is the general editor of The Cornell Concordances, The Cornell Yeats, and The Cornell Wordsworth, all multi-volume projects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393972849
Editor:
Parrish, Stephen M.
Author:
Parrish, Stephen M.
Author:
Austen, Jane
Author:
Justice, George
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
England
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Female friendship
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Norton Critical Edition
Series Volume:
106-305
Publication Date:
20000508
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1 in

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Product details 464 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393972849 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , '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.\n

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