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Sense and sensibility

Author: Jane Austen; James Kinsley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility is a wonderfully entertaining tale of flirtation and folly that revolves around two starkly different sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. While Elinor is thoughtful, considerate, and calm, her younger sister is emotional and wildly romantic. Both are looking for ahusband, but neither Elinor's reason nor Marianne's passion can lead them to perfect  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; James Kinsley
ISBN: 0192827618 9780192827616 0192833588 9780192833587 0140239316 9780140239317
OCLC Number: 20931302
Description: liv, 343 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; edited by James Kinsley ; with a new introduction by Margaret Anne Doody ; notes by Claire Lamont.

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This story of the effects on two sisters of losing the men they love was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be published, and one that retained a special place in her affections.  Read more...

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"Excellent intro.--readable, thoughtful."--Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University"A superb scholarly text with a thought-provoking introduction. This is the finest text available. Attractively Read more...

 
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