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The Annotated Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen David M Shapard

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  • 816 sidor
  • 2012

This Revised and Expanded Edition contains hundreds of new notes and illustrations.The first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world is a sheer delight for Jane Austen fans. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with thousands of annotations on facing pages, including:

• Explanations of historical context

Rules of etiquette, class differences, the position of women, legal and economic realities, leisure activities, and more.

• Citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings

Parallels between the novel and Austen's experience are revealed, along with writings that illuminate her beliefs and opinions.

• Definitions and clarifications

Archaic words, words still in use whose meanings have changed, and obscure passages are explained.

• Literary comments and analyses

Insightful notes highlight Austen's artistry and point out the subtle ways she develops her characters and themes.

• Maps and illustrations

of places and objects mentioned in the novel.

• An introduction, a bibliography, and a detailed chronology of events

Of course, one can enjoy the novel without knowing the precise definition of a gentleman, or what it signifies that a character drives a coach rather than a hack chaise, or the rules governing social interaction at a ball, but readers of The Annotated Pride and Prejudice will find that these kinds of details add immeasurably to understanding and enjoying the intricate psychological interplay of Austen's immortal characters.

  • Författare: Jane Austen, David M Shapard
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780307950901
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 816
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2012-11-13
  • Förlag: Anchor Books