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Published: 17 April 2008

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199535552

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New Edition

Jane Austen
Deidre Shauna Lynch and Edited by James Kinsley

Oxford World's Classics

  • One of Austen's five major novels in a superb new edition
  • The standard Chapman/Kinsley text in a newly set typeface gives a more attractive appearance
  • The new introduction examines the novel in its historical moment in the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo, and how nations and individuals can escape from the past
  • The new notes are fuller and bring out Austen's extensive knowledge of the Navy and the novel's topicality
  • New chronology and bibliography provide up-to-date resources for further reading
  • Appendices on social rank, dancing and the navy, and the deleted chapter that was the original ending of Persuasion

New to this Edition:

  • Introduction by Deidre Shauna Lynch
  • Explanatory Notes by Deidre Shauna Lynch
  • Fuller three-column chronology
  • Expanded and updated Bibliography
  • Appendices on social rank, dancing, the navy

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