Unabridged, 8.5" x 11" edition (21.59 x 27.94 cm) with small type (9-point) and three column format on cream paper.
Jane Austen had worked on the initial draft as early as 1796 as she was visiting her brother at Goodnestone Park in Kent. She was 20 year old and had her writing skills already sharpen by a first novel, Sense and Sensibility, and polished by years of reading her prose aloud to family and friends. A few months earlier, she had flirted with Thomas Langlois Lefroy, an Irish student visiting her neighbours in Steventon, Hampshire. Living out that love was no option. Writing Pride and Prejudice was one...
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Elizabeth Bennet is the perfect Austen heroine: intelligent, generous, sensible, incapable of jealousy or any other major sin. That makes her sound like an insufferable goody-goody, but the truth is she's a completely hip character, who if provoked is not above skewering her antagonist with a piece of her exceptionally sharp -- but always polite -- 18th century wit. The point is, you spend the whole book absolutely fixated on the critical question: will Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy hook up?Book Description:
Cambridge Literature is a series of literary texts edited for study by students aged 14-18 in English-speaking classrooms. It will include novels, poetry, short stories, essays, travel-writing and other non-fiction. The series will be extensive and open-ended, and will provide school students with a range of edited texts taken from a wide geographical spread. It will include writing in English from various genres and differing times. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is edited by Richard Bain, Vice Principal, Norham Community Technology College, North Shields.
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Descripción CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 1st edition. 68 pages. 11.00x8.50x0.17 inches. This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1535559039