Austen's Emma: A Readers Guide

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Austen's Emma: A Readers Guide

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Emma is one of Jane Austen's most popular novels, in large part due to the impact of Emma Woodhouse, the "handsome, clever and rich" heroine. This lively, informed and insightful guide to Emma explores the style, structure, themes, critical reputation and literary influence of Jane Austen's classic novel and also discusses its film and TV versions. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading. This introduction to the text is the ideal companion to study, offering guidance on the literary and historical context, reading the text, the critical reception and publishing history, adaptation and interpretation and a guide to further reading.

College

College of Arts and Sciences

Department

English

ISBN

9780826498489

Publication Date

2009

Publisher

Continuum

City

London and New York

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Table of Contents

1. Contexts

2. Language, Style and Form

3. Reading Emma

4. Critical Reception and Publishing History

5. Adaptation, interpretation and influence

6. Guide to Further Reading Index