The Resource Pride and prejudice, Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Carol Howard, (electronic resource)

Pride and prejudice, Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Carol Howard, (electronic resource)

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Pride and prejudice
Title
Pride and prejudice
Statement of responsibility
Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Carol Howard
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, is part of the <A href=http://www.barnesandnoble.com/classics/index.asp?z=y&cds2Pid=16447&sLinkPrefix>Barnes & Noble Classics</A> series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:<UL type=disc><LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Biographies of the authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Footnotes and endnotes <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Comments by other famous authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Bibliographies for further reading <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences&#151;biographical, historical, and literary&#151;to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. 'It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.' Thus memorably begins Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, one of the world's most popular novels. Pride and Prejudice&#151;Austen's own 'darling child'&#151;tells the story of fiercely independent Elizabeth Bennet, one of five sisters who must marry rich, as she confounds the arrogant, wealthy Mr. Darcy. What ensues is one of the most delightful and engrossingly readable courtships known to literature, written by a precocious Austen when she was just twenty-one years old. Humorous and profound, and filled with highly entertaining dialogue, this witty comedy of manners dips and turns through drawing-rooms and plots to reach an immensely satisfying finale. In the words of Eudora Welty, Pride and Prejudice is as 'irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be.' <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt> <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Carol Howard, educated at SUNY Purchase and Columbia University, where she received her Ph.D. in 1999, chairs the English Department and teaches in the Theater Department at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. She has published essays on early British and contemporary African-American women writers and has coedited two books on British writers (1996, 1997). Her primary scholarly interest is the literature of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century England
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TAP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1775-1817
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Austen, Jane
Dewey number
823/.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4034
LC item number
.P7 2009
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Howard, Carol
Series statement
Barnes & Noble classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Courtship
  • Sisters
  • Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character)
  • FICTION / Romance / Historical / General
  • Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character)
  • Courtship
  • Sisters
  • Young women
  • England
  • England
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Pride and prejudice, Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Carol Howard, (electronic resource)
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http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3CCFE733-8A57-4F2C-AF24-F4115E982045
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Publication
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This is an Overdrive title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn662452781
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781411432963
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)662452781
Label
Pride and prejudice, Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Carol Howard, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3CCFE733-8A57-4F2C-AF24-F4115E982045
Publication
Note
This is an Overdrive title
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn662452781
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781411432963
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)662452781

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