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Author Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Title Persuasion : an annotated edition / Jane Austen ; edited by Robert Morrison.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, c2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  823.7 Au74pe 2011    ---  Available
Description xi, 341 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( p. [333]-334)
Contents Note on the text -- Introduction -- Persuasion : an annotated edition. Volume one (Chapters 1-12) ; Volume two (Chapters 1-12) -- Appendixes: The original ending of Persuasion ; "Biographical notice of the author," / by Henry Austen ; Emendations and corrections to the 1818 text of Persuasion.
Summary It offers running commentary on the novel (conveniently placed alongside Austen's text) to explain difficult words, allusions, and contexts, while bringing together critical observations and scholarship for an enhanced reading experience. The abundance of color illustrations allows the reader to see the characters, locations, clothing, and carriages of the novel, as well as the larger political and historical events that shape its action. --from publisher description
Subject Young women -- England -- Fiction.
Motherless families -- Fiction.
Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Ship captains -- Fiction.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Added Author Morrison, Robert, 1961-
ISBN 9780674049741 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0674049748

 
    
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