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Nov 13, 2012
| ISBN 9780307950901
Nov 13, 2012
| ISBN 9780307951007
Oct 21, 2014
| ISBN 9781101873380
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Nov 13, 2012 | ISBN 9780307950901
Nov 13, 2012 | ISBN 9780307951007
Oct 21, 2014 | ISBN 9781101873380
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.
The first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world—now as an award-winning interactive eBook—is a sheer delight for fans and students of Jane Austen. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with thousands of annotations and hundreds of illustrations edited by Austen scholar David Shapard, along with video provided by BBC Worldwide Learning, and many unique interactive features including:Annotations: More than 2,500 notes with illustrations and audio—all accessible directly from the main text of the novel—cover such historical topics as rules of etiquette, class differences, and the position of women; provide parallels between the novel and Austen’s experiences and letters; and clarify archaic terms and challenging passages.Interactive Education Content: Learn more about Jane Austen’s classic novel with 250 Study Questions, 5 interactive Quizzes, 30 interactive Poll Questions, and an interactive GlossarySynced Audio: Complete audiobook of Pride and Prejudice synced to the text of the novel. Listen while you read, or tap any page to hear audio for a specific passage.Interactive Maps and Timelines: Explore Jane Austen’s world further with four maps, three family trees, and two timelines—all featuring significant interactive content.Entertainment Sections and Image Galleries: Visit the world of Regency England with interactive sections and image galleries covering Music, Fashion, Food, Travel, and more.Video: Interviews with writers and scholars and content from the BBCfilm adaptation and documentaries provided by BBC Worldwide Learning.Chronology, Filmography, and Annotated Bibliography: Track the action with the interactive Storyline Chronology. The detailed Filmography provides insight into film and television adaptations of this beloved novel. And the extensive Bibliography includes a section of Internet Resources. Winner of the Association of American Publishers’ REVERE Award in the “Innovate” category for “Beyond the Classroom.” This interactive edition has been optimized for iPad and iPad mini and can also be read on your iPhone.
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