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Mansfield Park By Jane Austen

Mansfield Park
by Jane Austen

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Mansfield Park Summary


Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Supporting materials include an introduction, annotations, and a map.

"Contexts" includes contemporary materials on the slave trade, religion, conduct literature for women, and landscape design that illuminate this dark and often disturbing novel. Elizabeth Inchbald's adaptation of Lovers' Vows (the play staged by the characters in Mansfield Park) is included, as are writings by Humphry Repton, Thomas Gisborne, Hannah More, and Mary Wollstonecraft, among others.

"Criticism" presents a superb selection of critical writing about the novel.

The critics include Jan Fergus, Lionel Trilling, Alistair Duckworth, Nina Auerebach, Claudia L. Johnson, Joseph Litvak, Edward Said, B. C. Southam, and Joseph Lew.

A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.

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About Jane Austen


Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Claudia L. Johnson is Professor of English at Princeton University. She is the author of Jane Austen: Women, Politics, and the Novel and Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s, editor of the Mansfield Park Norton Critical Edition, and author of many articles on eighteenth-and nineteenth-century literature.

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GOR003117207
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Norton Critical Editions
Used - Very Good
Paperback
WW Norton & Co
1998-01-17
544
0393967913
9780393967913
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