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Persuasion

Author: Jane Austen; Janet Todd; Antje Blank
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Persuasion is Jane Austen's final completed work. It differs from her earlier novels in its innovative treatment of passion and echoes them in its development of those themes of memory and time, public and private history, inner and outer lives, emotion and restraint that marked all her mature works. This edition places the novel in its historical setting, the few months between Napoleon's escape from Elba and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Romance fiction
Psychological fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Named Person: Anne Elliot, (Fictitious character); Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Anne Elliot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Janet Todd; Antje Blank
ISBN: 9780521824187 0521824184
OCLC Number: 70059790
Description: lxxxv, 392 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Note on the text --
Persuasion --
Corrections and emendations to 1818 text --
Appendix 1 : the cancelled chapters of Persuasion --
Appendix 2 : "Biographical notice of the author" by Henry Austen.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; edited by Janet Todd and Antje Blank.
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