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Persuasion, 1st edition

  • Jane Austen
  • William Galperin

Published by Pearson (July 31st 2007) - Copyright © 2008

1st edition

Persuasion

ISBN-13: 9780321198228

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Overview

Jane Austen
Persuasion
A Longman Cultural Edition

Editor: William Galperin Series Editor: Susan J. Wolfson

Affordably priced, Longman Cultural Editions present classic works in provocative and illuminating contexts–cultural, critical, and literary. Each Longman Cultural Edition consists of the complete text of a key literary work, supplemented by helpful annotations and followed by contextual materials that reveal the conversations and controversies of its historical moment.

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Table of contents

List of Illustrations

About Longman Cultural Editions  About This Edition Introduction

Introduction

Table of Dates

Jane Austen Biography

  

Persuasion

Volume I

Volume II

Original Ending

Contexts

 Biographical Notice of the Author by Henry Austen

 

Jane Austen's Letters to Her Sister, Cassandra

 

Money From the 1790s to the Regency

 

On Women and Men

Thomas Gisborne, from An Enquiry Into the Duties of the Female Sex

Thomas Gisborne, from An Enquiry Into the Duties of Men in the Higher

 and Middle Classes of Society in Great Britian

Lord Byron, from Don Juan, Canto I

Lord Byron, from The Giaour

The Novel and Romance

Frances Burney, Preface to Evelina

Clara Reeve, from The Progress of Romance

Jane Austen, from Northanger Abbey

Reviews and Other Ninteenth-Century Responses

From the Quarterly Review (Walter Scott) and The Champion on Emma

Contemporary Reviews of Persuasion

Anonymous Reviewer, from The British Critic

Anonymous Reviewer, from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Richard Whatley, from the Quarterly Review

Later Responses

Anonymous Reviewer, from the Retrospective Review

Julie Kavanagh, from English Women of Letters

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