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Mansfield Park : Bantam Classic - Jane Austen

Mansfield Park

Bantam Classic

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Published: 1st July 1983
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In Mansfield Park," " first published in 1814, when the author had reached her full maturity as a novelist, Jane Austen paints some of her most witty and perceptive studies of character. Against a genteel country landscape of formal parks and stately homes, the gossipy Mrs. Norris becomes a masterful comic creation; the fickle young suitor Henry Crawford provides an unequaled portrait of an unscrupulous young man; and the complexly drawn Fanny Price emerges as one of Jane Austen's finest achievements--the poor cousin who comes to stay with her wealthy relatives at Mansfield Park and learns how the game of love can too easily turn to folly. More intricately plotted and wider in scope than Austen's earlier works, Mansfield Park continues to enchant and delight us as a superb example of a great author's craft.

"Never did any novelist make more use of an impeccable sense of human values."--Virginia Woolf

General Editor's prefacep. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Chronologyp. xvi
Introductionp. xxv
Note on the textp. lxxxv
Mansfield Parkp. 1
Introductory note on Lovers' Vowsp. 549
Lovers' Vowsp. 555
Corrections and emendations to 1816 textp. 630
Commentary on the textp. 633
Abbreviationsp. 637
Explanatory notesp. 639
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ISBN: 9780553212761
ISBN-10: 0553212761
Series: Bantam Classic
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st July 1983
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 10.6  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1