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The Annotated Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen
David M. Shapard

eBook

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From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park that makes her story of an impoverished girl living with her wealthy relatives an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of Austen's own favorite novel with more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including:

● Explanations of historical context
● Citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings
● Definitions and clarifications
● Literary comments and analysis
● Maps of places in the novel
● An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events
● More than 225 informative illustrations

Filled with fascinating details about the characters' clothes, houses, and carriages, as well as background information on such relevant issues as career paths in the British navy, contemporary attitudes toward slavery, and the legal and social consequences of adultery, David M. Shapard's Annotated Mansfield Park brings Austen's world into richer focus.
From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: April 19, 2017

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307950253
  • File size: 208102 KB
  • Release date: April 19, 2017

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307950253
  • File size: 208102 KB
  • Release date: April 19, 2017

0 of 3 copies available
2 people waiting per copy

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

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English

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park that makes her story of an impoverished girl living with her wealthy relatives an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of Austen's own favorite novel with more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including:

● Explanations of historical context
● Citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings
● Definitions and clarifications
● Literary comments and analysis
● Maps of places in the novel
● An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events
● More than 225 informative illustrations

Filled with fascinating details about the characters' clothes, houses, and carriages, as well as background information on such relevant issues as career paths in the British navy, contemporary attitudes toward slavery, and the legal and social consequences of adultery, David M. Shapard's Annotated Mansfield Park brings Austen's world into richer focus.
From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text