Pride and Prejudice

(Konemann Classics)

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A perennial favorite in the Norton Critical Editions series, Pride and Prejudice is based on the 1813 first edition text, which has been thoroughly annotated for undergraduate readers.

"Backgrounds and Sources" includes biographical portraits of

"Backgrounds and Sources" includes biographical portraits of Austen by members of her family and by acclaimed biographers Claire Tomalin and David Nokes. Seventeen of Austen's letters—eight of them new to the Third Edition—allow readers to glimpse the close-knit society that was Austen's world, both in life and in her writing. Samples of Austen's early writing—from the epistolary Love and FriendshipA Collection of Letters—allow readers to trace her growth as a writer as well as to read her fiction comparatively.

"Criticism" features eighteen assessments of the novel by nineteenth- and twentieth-century commentators, six of them new to the Third Edition. Among them is an interview with Colin Firth on the recent BBC television adaptation of the novel. Also included are pieces by Richard Whately, Margaret Oliphant, Richard Simpson, D. W. Harding, Dorothy Van Ghent, Alistair Duckworth, Stuart Tave, Marilyn Butler, Nina Auerbach, Susan Morgan, Claudia L. Johnson, Susan Fraiman, Deborah Kaplan, Tara Goshal Wallace, Cheryl L. Nixon, David Spring, Edward Ahearn, and Donald Gray.

Also included are a Note on Money, a Chronology of Austen's life and work—new to the Third Edition—and an updated Selected Bibliography.

About the Series: No other series of classic texts equals the caliber of the Norton Critical Editions. Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with the comprehenive pedagogical apparatus necessary to appreciate the work fully. Careful editing, first-rate translation, and thorough explanatory annotations allow each text to meet the highest literary standards while remaining accessible to students. Each edition is printed on acid-free paper and every text in the series remains in print. Norton Critical Editions are the choice for excellence in scholarship for students at more than 2,000 universities worldwide. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 09/12/17
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La Cortellesi è straordinaria. Rende questo romanzo e i suoi personaggi vivi, difficile abbandonare l'ascolto! Bravissima Cortellesi (e Jane Austen, ovviamente).
Ha scritto il 06/06/16
This book is my freaking jam. I love Austen's style and how she makes all the characters so realistic and ironic. It is just so modern, I can understand why, after 200 years it's still pretty up-to-date
Ha scritto il 03/01/16
Un libro bellissimo ed emozionante. Senza paragoni e precedenti.Nonostante l'epoca d'ambientazione non proprio vicino alla nostra, lo trovo un romanzo bellissimo: coinvolgente, entusiasmante e che assolutamente consiglierei
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Ha scritto il 09/10/15
Although it is not a thrilling, action-packed adventure, "Pride and Prejudice" surely makes you smile: while strong characters carry the drama of the story, ludicrous personalities keep the reader entertained. I really liked Mr. Darcy's character: i ...Continua
Ha scritto il 12/09/15
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Fantastico incipit, fantastici personaggi, fantastica la scena della prima domanda di matrimonio, con relativo rifiuto!
Per me è impossibile pensare a Mr. Darcy senza pensare a Laurence Olivier, nel film del 1940 dove anche la zia Lady Catherine
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Ha scritto il Oct 18, 2015, 19:20
I was sure you could not me so beautiful for nothing
Ha scritto il Jan 10, 2012, 17:44
"Ma è una fortuna," pensava, "che mi manchi qualcosa. Se tutto fosse a posto, la delusione sarebbe assicurata. E invece, traendo dall'assenza di mia sorella una fonte incessante di rammarico, ho buone ragioni di credere che tutte le mie rosee speranz ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 10, 2012, 17:38
(...) la stanchezza e l'idea di essere fuori da troppo tempo la indussero finalmente a tornare a casa, dove rientrò proponendosi di apparire di buon umore come al solito, e ben decisa a scacciare quei pensieri che potevano impedirle di sostenere una ...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jul 19, 2011, 16:50
Let me take it in the best light, in the light in which it may be understood.
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Ha scritto il Jul 19, 2011, 16:43
"I am far from attributing any part of Mr Bingley's conduct to design," said Elizabeth; "but without scheming to do wrong, or to make others unhappy, there may be error, and there may be misery. Thoughtlessness, want of attention to other people's fe ...Continua
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