|| This Dover edition contains the unabridged text of a standard edition of Emma, first published in 1816 by John Murray, London, plus literary analysis and perspectives from MAXnotes for Emma, published in 1996 by Research & Education Association, Piscataway, New Jersey.
|| Sparkling comedy of provincial manners concerns a well-intentioned young heiress and her matchmaking schemes that result in comic confusion for the inhabitants of a 19th-century English village. Droll characterizations of the well-intentioned heroine, her hypochondriacal father, plus many other finely drawn personalities make this sparkling satire of provincial life one of Jane Austen's finest novels.
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