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Jane Austen

Though the domain of Jane Austen’s novels was as circumscribed as her life, her caustic wit and keen observation made her the equal of the greatest novelists in any language. Born the seventh child of the rector of Steventon, Hampshire, on December 16, 1775, she was educated mainly at home. At an early age she began writing sketches and satires of popular novels for her family’s entertainment. As a clergyman’s daughter from a well-connected family, she had an ample opportunity to study the habits of the middle class, the gentry, and the aristocracy. At twenty-one, she began a novel called “The... Read More

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The Annotated Emma
Written by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 2012
$17.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39077-6 (0-307-39077-2)

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including:
 
-Explanations of...

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The Annotated Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 18, 2017
$17.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39079-0 (0-307-39079-9)

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... Read more






The Annotated Northanger Abbey
Written by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2013
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39080-6 (0-307-39080-2)

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey that makes her lighthearted satire of the gothic novel an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 1,200 annotations on facing pages, including:
 
-Explanations of... Read more






The Annotated Persuasion
Written by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2010
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39078-3 (0-307-39078-0)

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Persuasion that makes the beloved novel an even more satisfying and fulfilling read. Here is the complete text of Persuasion with hundreds of annotations on facing pages, including:
 
● Explanations of historical context
● Citations from... Read more






The Annotated Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$17.95/21.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-95090-1 (0-307-95090-5)

This Revised and Expanded Edition contains hundreds of new notes and illustrations.

The first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world is a sheer delight for Jane Austen fans. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with thousands of annotations on facing pages, including:

 • Explanations...

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The Annotated Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by David M. Shapard
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2011
$17.95/20.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39076-9 (0-307-39076-4)

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility that makes this tale of two sisters in love an even more enjoyable read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,000 annotations on facing pages, including:
 
-Explanations... Read more






The Complete Novels
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | March 2006
$26.00/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303950-1 (0-14-303950-4)

 

Now in Penguin Classics Deluxe: a treasure trove of Jane Austen's novels

Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Here in one volume are her seven great novels: Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger...

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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Volume I
Written by Jane Austen
Modern Library | Hardcover | September 1992
$23.95/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-60026-8 (0-679-60026-4)

The first volume in the Complete Novels of Jane Austen, this volume contains the classics Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Mansfield Park. Read more






Darcy Swipes Left
Written by Jane Austen and Courtney Carbone
Random House Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | September 2016
$9.99/13.99(Canada) | 978-1-101-94052-5 (1-101-94052-2)

Pride and Prejudice, one of the greatest love stories ever told . . . in texts?!
 
Imagine: What if Lizzy Bennet and Mr. Darcy had smartphones and dated IRL (in real life)? A classic is reborn in this clever adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice!
 
A truth universally... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Afterword by Sabrina Jeffries, Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Signet | Paperback | January 2008
$4.95/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53082-0 (0-451-53082-9)

A fascinating, hilarious, and timeless coming-of-age tale featuring one of Jane Austen's most memorable characters.

“Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition…had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.”
 
The celebrated opening of Jane Austen’s Emma introduces... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$9.95/11.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38684-7 (0-307-38684-8)

The most perfect of Jane Austen’s perfect novels begins with twenty-one-year-old Emma Woodhouse comfortably dominating the social order in the village of Highbury, convinced that she has both the understanding and the right to manage other people’s lives—for their own good, of course. Her well-meant interfering centers on the aloof Jane... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Fiona Stafford, Noted by Fiona Stafford
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2003
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-143958-7 (0-14-143958-0)

The culmination of Jane Austen's genius, a sparkling comedy of love and marriage
 
Beautiful, clever, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Marilyn Butler
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1991
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40581-8 (0-679-40581-X)

The most perfect of Jane Austen’s perfect novels begins with twenty-one-year-old Emma Woodhouse comfortably dominating the social order in the village of Highbury, convinced that she has both the understanding and the right to manage other people’s lives–for their own good, of course. Her well-meant interfering centers on the aloof Jane...

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Emma
Written by Jane Austen
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1984
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21273-0 (0-553-21273-7)

Emma, first published in 1816, was written when Jane Austen was at the height of her powers. In a novel remarkable for its sparkling wit and modernity, Austen presents readers with two of literature’s greatest comic creations—the eccentric Mr. Woodhouse and that quintessential bore, Miss Bates. Here, too, we have what... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$16.00/18.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-310646-3 (0-14-310646-5)

A Penguin Threads edition of Austen's most beloved novel

With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work, this Penguin Threads edition includes cover art by Jillian Tamaki and deluxe french flaps. Commissioned by award-winning Penguin art... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by Fiona Stafford, Noted by Fiona Stafford
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | March 2010
$23.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119247-5 (0-14-119247-X)

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by Juliette Wells, Introduction by Juliette Wells
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | September 2015
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310771-2 (0-14-310771-2)

The culmination of Jane Austen’s genius, a sparkling comedy of love and marriage—now in a stunning 200th-anniversary Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
 
Beautiful, clever, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives... Read more






Emma
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by A. Walton Litz
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | May 2001
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75742-6 (0-375-75742-2)

Introduction by A. Walton Litz
 
“Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.” So begins Jane Austen’s comic... Read more






Lady Susan; The Watsons; Sanditon
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by Margaret Drabble, Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | March 1975
$11.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-043102-5 (0-14-043102-0)

A Penguin Classics edition of three lesser-known Austen works, including Lady Susan, the basis for Whit Stillman's feature film Love and Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny

These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and...

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Love and Freindship
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by Christine Alexander, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by Christine Alexander, Noted by Christine Alexander
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | January 2015
$24.00/32.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-043334-0 (0-14-043334-1)

Austen’s hilarious early stories and sketches—complete with her delightfully quirky spelling habits—now collected in one gorgeous clothbound volume, including Lady Susan, the basis for Whit Stillman's feature film Love and Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny

Jane Austen’s earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven-years-old, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature... Read more






Love and Freindship
Written by Jane Austen, Edited by Christine Alexander, Introduction by Christine Alexander, Noted by Christine Alexander
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | February 2016
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-139511-1 (0-14-139511-7)

Austen’s hilarious early stories and sketches—complete with her delightfully quirky spelling habits—now collected in one volume, including Lady Susan, the basis for Whit Stillman's feature film Love and Friendship starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloë Sevigny

Jane Austen’s earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven-years-old, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature work. But... Read more






Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen, Afterword by Julia Quinn, Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Signet | Paperback | December 2008
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53111-7 (0-451-53111-6)

Jane Austen turns her unerring eye on the concerns of English society at a time of great upheaval in this historical romance classic.

Mansfield Park
is named for the magnificent, idyllic estate that is home to the wealthy Bertram family and that serves as a powerful symbol of English tradition and stability... Read more






Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$7.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38688-5 (0-307-38688-0)

Mansfield Park encompasses not only Jane Austen’s great comedic gifts and her genius as a historian of the human animal, but her personal credo as well—her faith in a social order that combats chaos through civil grace, decency, and wit.

At the novel’s center is Fanny Price, the classic “poor cousin,” brought... Read more






Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Kathryn Sutherland and Tony Tanner
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-143980-8 (0-14-143980-7)

Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence in Antigua, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with... Read more






Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Carol Shields
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75781-5 (0-375-75781-3)

Through Fanny Price, the heroine of Mansfield Park, Jane Austen views the social mores of her day and contemplates human nature itself. A shy and sweet-tempered girl adopted by wealthy relations, Fanny is an outsider looking in on an unfamiliar, and often inhospitable, world. But Fanny eventually wins the affection of... Read more





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