Synopses & Reviews
Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.
This novel lays bare the stratagems the hypocrisy and the poignancy inherent in the struggles of two very different sisters to achieve respectability. Elinor's character is one of Augustan detachment, while Marianne, a disciple of the Romantic Age, learns to curb her passionate nature.