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Emma

Fifth Edition

Jane Austen and Edited by John Mullan

September 2021

ISBN: 9780198837756

448 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £4.99

Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest and most representative novel. The story of Emma Woodhouse's matchmaking, and her awakening to the true feelings of others as well as herself, is told with consummate wit and humour.

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Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest and most representative novel. The story of Emma Woodhouse's matchmaking, and her awakening to the true feelings of others as well as herself, is told with consummate wit and humour.

  • One of Austen's five major novels in a new, updated edition
  • The longest and most intricately plotted of all her works, it is designed to trick the reader as well as to engage his or her powers of inference
  • Includes a new introduction from John Mullan celebrating Austen's experimental use of dialogue and style, and her use of comedy
  • Updated notes, chronology, and bibliography

New to this edition

  • Updated notes, chronology, and bibliography
  • Includes a new introduction from John Mullan

About the Author(s)

Jane Austen and Edited by John Mullan, Professor of English, University College London

John Mullan is Professor of English at University College London. He has previously edited editions of Daniel Defoe's Roxana (2008) and Samuel Johnson's The Lives of the Poets (2009) for Oxford World's Classics as well as Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility (2019). He is the author of What Matters in Jane Austen? (Bloomsbury, 2012), Anonymity: A Secret History of English Literature (Faber & Faber, 2008), and How Novels Work (OUP, 2006).

Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Select Bibliography
    A Chronology of Jane Austen
    EMMA
    Explanatory Notes