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The text is that of the 1813 Second
Edition (the origins of which can be traced back to 1795). The text is
fully annotated and is accompanied by a map of nineteenth-century
England.




"Contexts" explores the personal and social issues that loom large in
Austen's novel: sense, sensibility, self-control, judgment, romantic
attachments, family, and inheritance. Included are writings by Adam
Smith, Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft,
Hannah Moore, and Maria Edgeworth.




"Criticism" collects six early and twelve modern assessments of the
novel. Contributors include Alice Meynell, Reginald Farrer, Jan Fergus,
Raymond Williams, Marilyn Butler, Mary Povey, Claudia L. Johnson, Gene
Ruoff, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Isobel Armstrong, Mary Favret, Deidre
Shauna Lynch, Eve Sedgwick, and Deborah Kaplan.




A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
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The text is that of the 1813 Second
Edition (the origins of which can be traced back to 1795). The text is
fully annotated and is accompanied by a map of nineteenth-century
England.




"Contexts" explores the personal and social issues that loom large in
Austen's novel: sense, sensibility, self-control, judgment, romantic
attachments, family, and inheritance. Included are writings by Adam
Smith, Samuel Johnson, Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft,
Hannah Moore, and Maria Edgeworth.




"Criticism" collects six early and twelve modern assessments of the
novel. Contributors include Alice Meynell, Reginald Farrer, Jan Fergus,
Raymond Williams, Marilyn Butler, Mary Povey, Claudia L. Johnson, Gene
Ruoff, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Isobel Armstrong, Mary Favret, Deidre
Shauna Lynch, Eve Sedgwick, and Deborah Kaplan.




A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography are included.
Product Details
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Published: November 1, 2000
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780679641131
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