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May 03, 2011
| ISBN 9780307390769
Feb 02, 2012
| ISBN 9780307950222
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May 03, 2011 | ISBN 9780307390769
Feb 02, 2012 | ISBN 9780307950222
From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility that makes this tale of two sisters in love an even more enjoyable read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,000 annotations on facing pages, including: -Explanations of historical context-Citations from Austen’s life, letters, and other writings-Definitions and clarifications-Literary comments and analysis-Multiple maps of England and London-An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events-More than 100 informative illustrations Filled with fascinating information about everything from the rules of inheritance that could leave a wealthy man’s daughters almost penniless to the fashionable cult of sensibility that Austen so brilliantly satirizes, David M. Shapard’s Annotated Sense and Sensibility is an entertaining and edifying delight.
Though the domain of Jane Austen’s novels was as circumscribed as her life, her caustic wit and keen observation made her the equal of the greatest novelists in any language. Born the seventh child of the rector of Steventon, Hampshire, on… More about Jane Austen
Though the domain of Jane Austen’s novels was as circumscribed as her life, her caustic wit and keen observation made her… More about Jane Austen
David M. Shapard is the author of The Annotated Pride and Prejudice, The Annotated Persuasion, The Annotated Sense and Sensibility, The Annotated… More about David M. Shapard
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