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The Annotated Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard


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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.  Read more...


 
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More About The Annotated Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; David M. Shapard
 
 
 
Overview

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.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780307950901
  • ISBN-10: 0307950905
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: November 2012
  • Page Count: 780
  • Dimensions: 7.96 x 5.39 x 1.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.67 pounds


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