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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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Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1991
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40542-9 (0-679-40542-9)

No novel in English has given more pleasure than Pride and Prejudice. Because it is one of the great works in our literature, critics in every generation reexamine and reinterpret it. But the rest of us simply fall in love with it—and with its wonderfully charming and intelligent heroine, Elizabeth Bennet...

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Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$7.95/10.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38686-1 (0-307-38686-4)

No novel in English has given more pleasure than Pride and Prejudice. Because it is one of the great works in our literature, critics in every generation reexamine and reinterpret it. But the rest of us simply fall in love with it—and with its wonderfully charming and intelligent heroine, Elizabeth Bennet.

We... Read more






Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2000
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78326-8 (0-679-78326-1)

Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Commentary by Margaret Oliphant, George Saintsbury, Mark Twain, A. C. Bradley, Walter A. Raleigh, and Virginia Woolf
 
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane... Read more






Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1983
$4.95/6.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21310-2 (0-553-21310-5)

For over 150 years, Pride And Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen herself called this brilliant work her "own darling child." Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and... Read more






Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Graphic Novel
Written by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith, Adapted by Tony Lee, Illustrated by Cliff Richards
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$14.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-52068-5 (0-345-52068-8)

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER—NOW AN EYE-POPPING GRAPHIC NOVEL OF MANNERS, MORALS, AND BRAIN-EATING MAYHEM
 
It is known as “the strange plague,” and its unfortunate victims are referred to only as “unmentionables” or “dreadfuls.” All over England, the dead are rising again, and now even the daughters of Britain’s best families must... Read more






Sanditon and Other Stories
Written by Jane Austen
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | April 1996
$22.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44719-1 (0-679-44719-9)

Readers of Jane Austen’s six great novels are left hungering for more, and more there is: the marvelous unpublished manuscripts she left behind, collected here.

Sanditon
might have been Austen’s greatest novel had she lived to finish it. Its subject matter astonishes: here is Austen observing the birth pangs of the culture...

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Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | March 1992
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40987-8 (0-679-40987-4)

In its marvelously perceptive portrayal of two young women in love, Sense and Sensibility is the answer to those who believe that Jane Austen’s novels, despite their perfection of form and tone, lack strong feeling.

Its two heroines, Marianne and Elinor—so utterly unlike each other–both undergo the most violent passions when...

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Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2007
$6.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-38687-8 (0-307-38687-2)

In its marvelously perceptive portrayal of two young women in love, Sense and Sensibility is the answer to those critics and readers who believe that Jane Austen’s novels, despite their perfection of form and tone, lack strong feeling.

Its two heroines—so utterly unlike each other–both undergo the most violent passions... Read more






Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by David Gates
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2001
$6.95/9.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75673-3 (0-375-75673-6)

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs... Read more






Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1982
$4.95/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-21334-8 (0-553-21334-2)

In 1811, Jane Austen’s first published work, Sense and Sensibility, marked the debut of England’s premier novelist of manners. Believing that “3 or 4 families in a country village is the very thing to work on,” she created a brilliant tragicomedy of flirtation and folly. Romantic walks through lush Devonshire and... Read more





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