Jane Austen, "Emma" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 3rd Edition | 2000 | ISBN: 0393972844 | 464 pages | siPDF | 6.9 MB
The Third Edition of Jane Austen's popular comedic novel is based on the 1816 first edition text, which has been carefully collated by the editor. "Backgrounds" includes an abundance of source material that sheds light on Austen's life and reveals some of her private attitudes toward her writing. Readers will enjoy comparing real events in Austen's life with her fictionalized accounts in Emma
. The editor has also included Austen's "Plan of a Novel" and relevant correspondence between Austen and J. S. Clark (chaplain to the Prince Regent). "Reviews and Criticism" includes sixteen wide-ranging assessments of the novel, three of them new to the Third Edition. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.