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Northanger Abbey
 

Northanger Abbey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Austen, Jane
Edited by Benedict, Barbara M.
Edited by Le Faye, Deirdre

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One of the first of Jane Austen's novels to be written, and one of the last to be published, Northanger Abbey is both an amusing story of how a naive girl enters society and wins the affection of a witty young clergyman, and a high-spirited parody of the lurid Gothic novels that ...were popular during Austen's youth. In the process it features a vivid account of social life in late eighteenth-century Bath, and Austen's famous defence of the novel as a literary form. This edition, first published in 2006 and based on the text of the novel as published posthumously in 1818, is accompanied by explanatory notes, and an appendix summarising the plots and situations of the Gothic fictions that form the basis of much of Austen's comedy. In addition there is an extensive critical introduction covering the context, publication, and critical history of the novel, a chronology of Austen's life, and authoritative textual apparatus.
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ISBN 9781107620414
Released NZ 30 May 2013
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781107620414
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Imprint Cambridge University Press
Released 30 May 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Austen, Jane
Edited by Benedict, Barbara M.
Edited by Le Faye, Deirdre
Series The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen
Category Literary Studies: General
Number of Pages 422
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 823.7
Weight 530g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Horror tales - Fiction - Appreciation, Books and reading - Fiction, Young women - Fiction, England - Fiction
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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