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Now this is one Austen novel that is too often forgotten. Our heroine, Catherine Morland, might be naïve, but she is no dummy. Catherine is more complex than scholars give her credit for. I admit, she can create ridiculous fantasies that get her into trouble, but her inner core of right and wrong, her own moral compass, never leads her astray. She can be remarkably determined and forthright. And it's refreshing to meet an Austen heroine who is so shamelessly straightforward in her interest for the man of her choice! This is Austen at her most hysterically funny. Northanger Abbey is an easy link between Shakespeare's comedies and Monty Python skits.
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Publisher Comments:

New package for Austen's brilliant satire of the gothic novel

A sly commentary on the power of literature and a warning for women about being too innocent, here is a fresh, funny novel of a young woman receiving, as Margaret Drabble reveals in her illuminating introduction, "intensive instruction in the ways of the world."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451526366
Introduction:
Drabble, Margaret
Author:
Drabble, Margaret
Author:
Laurens, Stephanie
Author:
Austen, Jane
Author:
Hardwick, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
England
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
General Fiction
Series Volume:
89-315
Publication Date:
19961001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
6.86x4.18x.66 in. .28 lbs.

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Now this is one Austen novel that is too often forgotten. Our heroine, Catherine Morland, might be naïve, but she is no dummy. Catherine is more complex than scholars give her credit for. I admit, she can create ridiculous fantasies that get her into trouble, but her inner core of right and wrong, her own moral compass, never leads her astray. She can be remarkably determined and forthright. And it's refreshing to meet an Austen heroine who is so shamelessly straightforward in her interest for the man of her choice! This is Austen at her most hysterically funny. Northanger Abbey is an easy link between Shakespeare's comedies and Monty Python skits.

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