By Jane Austen
From the editor of the preferred Annotated satisfaction and Prejudice comes an annotated variation of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey that makes her lighthearted satire of the gothic novel a fair extra gratifying learn. here's the full textual content of the radical with greater than 1,200 annotations on dealing with pages, including:
-Explanations of old context
-Citations from Austen’s existence, letters, and different writings
-Definitions and clarifications
-Literary reviews and analysis
-Maps of areas within the novel
-An advent, bibliography, and precise chronology of events
-225 informative illustrations
Filled with attention-grabbing information about the characters’ garments, furnishings, and carriages, and illuminating heritage details on every little thing from the style for all issues medieval to the possibilities for socializing within the well known hotel city of bathtub, David M. Shapard’s Annotated Northanger Abbey brings Austen’s international into richer concentration.
Read or Download The Annotated Northanger Abbey PDF
Best british literature books
Jude the vague, by means of Thomas Hardy, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics sequence, which bargains caliber versions at reasonable costs to the scholar and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a number of the extraordinary positive aspects of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variants are superbly designed and are published to greater requirements; a few contain illustrations of old curiosity.
Charlotte Brontë’s so much cherished novel describes the passionate love among the brave orphan Jane Eyre and the intense, brooding, and domineering Rochester.
The loneliness and cruelty of Jane’s early life strengthens her average independence and spirit, which turn out helpful whilst she takes a place as a governess at Thornfield corridor. yet after she falls in love along with her sardonic supplier, her discovery of his poor mystery forces her to make a heart-wrenching selection. Ever considering that its e-book in 1847, Jane Eyre has enthralled all kinds of reader, from the main severe and cultivated to the youngest and such a lot unabashedly romantic. It lives as one of many nice triumphs of storytelling and as a relocating and unforgettable portrayal of a woman's quest for self-respect.
Lengthy thought of Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing’s most sensible selection of brief tales, African Stories—a principal publication within the paintings of a really cherished writer—is now again in print. this gorgeous assortment is an homage to her twenty-five years spent in Africa and a super portrait of African lifestyles.
A rousing ballad in line with the genuine tale of mythical Saxon king Alfred the Great
at the hours of darkness occasions sooner than a unified England, warring tribes roved and sparred for territory around the British Isles. The Ballad of the White Horse files the deeds and armed forces accomplishments of Alfred the good as he defeats the invading Danes on the conflict of Ethandun.
Published in 1911, this poem follows the battle—from the collection of the chiefs to the final warfare cry—with a care to rhythm, sound, and language that makes it a powerful murals in addition to a necessary piece of English history.
an important effect at the constitution of Tolkien’s The Lord of the earrings, The Ballad of the White Horse transforms the exciting exploits of a brave chief into an inspirational Christian allegory.
This publication has been professionally proofread to make sure accuracy and clarity on all units.
- The Merry Wives of Windsor (HarperPerennial Classics)
- Henry IV, Part II (HarperPerennial Classics)
- The Time Machine
Additional resources for The Annotated Northanger Abbey
For more than a year after he believed that all long hair was like that--detachable. One night he couldn't sleep: he followed that clandestine track of his childhood the opposite way in search of water. The servants' stairs creaked under his tread, but unlike his footsteps on the way to Brinac they meant nothing: they were new hieroglyphics nobody had learned to read. On the floor below was his own old room: nobody slept in it now, perhaps because it bore too clearly the marks of his occupancy.
The Mangeots," she said, "don't run to servants. Anyway I want to walk about a bit. " She went away and came back holding the glass. As she stood there in the rough dressing-gown holding the glass out to him he instinctively recognized the meaning of her action. She had told him all about her hate and now she wanted to indicate by a small gesture of service that she had other capacities. She could be a friend, she seemed to indicate, and she could be gentle. That night, lying in bed, he felt a different quality in his despair.
I'm of the Resistance," Roche replied. " "The war's over for us, isn't it? " "Don't you believe it. It's just beginning down here. You'd better show me your papers," he said to Charlot. " "Show them to him," Therese Mangeot said. Roche had to drop the reins to take them and the pony, released, moved a little way down the road. Suddenly he looked odd and powerless like a boy who has been left in charge of a horse he can't control. "Here," he said, "take them back," and snatched the reins. "I'll hold the pony for you if you like," Charlot offered with studied insulting kindness.
The Annotated Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen