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Emma (Wisehouse Classics - With Illustrations by H.M. Brock) (2016) - Jane Austen

Emma (Wisehouse Classics - With Illustrations by H.M. Brock) (2016)

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Published: 17th August 2016
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AMMA, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.

Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like." In the first sentence she introduces the title character as "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich." Emma is spoiled, headstrong, and self-satisfied; she greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities; she is blind to the dangers of meddling in other people's lives; and her imagination and perceptions often lead her astray. The novel has been adapted for several films, many television programs, and a long list of stage plays.

ISBN: 9789176372524
ISBN-10: 9176372529
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 17th August 2016
Publisher: Wisehouse Classics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.44