- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2008.
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This 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 more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including:Explanations of historical contextRules of etiquette, class differences, the position of women, legal and economic realities, leisure activities, and more.Citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writingsParallels 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 analysesInsightful notes highlight Austen's artistry and point out the subtle ways she develops her characters and themes.Maps and illustrations of places and objects...
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