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Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park

Author: Jane Austen
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 52.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Mansfield Park is a study of three families-the Bertrams, the Crawfords, and the Prices-with the isolated figure of the heroine, Fanny Price, at its center. Fanny's quiet passivity, her steadfast loyalty and love for the son of the family who regard her as the poor relation, and who have taken her under their roof, are not appreciated until they are tried against the brilliant and witty Mary and Henry Crawford, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen
ISBN: 0679412697 9780679412694 1853260320 9781853260322 0679601945 9780679601944 185715052X 9781857150520
OCLC Number: 25315838
Notes: Originally published: London, 1914.
Description: xxxvii, 488 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 52.
Responsibility: Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad.
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Adultery is not a typical Jane Austen theme, but when it disturbs the relatively peaceful household at Mansfield Park, it has quite unexpected results. The heroine, Fanny Price, has to struggle to  Read more...


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The best of Austen

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Known as one of the more 'difficult" of Austen's works (due to what some find to be unsympathetic, overly moralistic characters), I think this novel is her best. Enjoyment hinges on what one thinks of Fanny--but no matter, the writing has wit, ease but also complexity. Highly recommended, as is the...
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