Northanger Abbey

It tells the story of young, impressionable Catherine Morland, whose first experience of fashionable society introduces her to the thrills of Gothic romances, and to the sophisticated Tilneys, who invite her to their family home, Northanger ...

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141920246

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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'Jane Austen is a genius, and Northanger Abbey is hugely underrated' Martin Amis With its irrepressible heroine and playful literary games, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's novels. It tells the story of young, impressionable Catherine Morland, whose first experience of fashionable society introduces her to the thrills of Gothic romances, and to the sophisticated Tilneys, who invite her to their family home, Northanger Abbey. But there, influenced by novels of horror and intrigue, Catherine begins to think that terrible crimes are being committed, and her imagination threatens to run away with her. Edited with an Introduction by MARILYN BUTLER

The Annotated Northanger Abbey

Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 1,200 annotations on facing pages, including: -Explanations of historical context -Citations from Austen’s life, letters, and other writings -Definitions and clarifications -Literary ...

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0307950263

Category: Fiction

Page: 500

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From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey that makes her lighthearted satire of the gothic novel an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 1,200 annotations on facing pages, including: -Explanations of historical context -Citations from Austen’s life, letters, and other writings -Definitions and clarifications -Literary comments and analysis -Maps of places in the novel -An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events -225 informative illustrations Filled with fascinating details about the characters’ clothing, furniture, and carriages, and illuminating background information on everything from the vogue for all things medieval to the opportunities for socializing in the popular resort town of Bath, David M. Shapard’s Annotated Northanger Abbey brings Austen’s world into richer focus.

Northanger Abbey

In her introduction to Northanger Abbey--part of Harvard's celebrated annotated Austen series--Susan Wolfson proposes that Austen's most underappreciated, most playful novel is about fiction itself and how it can take possession of everyday ...

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674725670

Category: Fiction

Page: 362

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In her introduction to Northanger Abbey--part of Harvard's celebrated annotated Austen series--Susan Wolfson proposes that Austen's most underappreciated, most playful novel is about fiction itself and how it can take possession of everyday understandings. Wolfson's running commentary will engage new readers and delight scholars.

Northanger Abbey Lady Susan The Watsons Sanditon

This edition also includes Austen's other short works and shows her to be as innovative at the start of her career as at its close.

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019953554X

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Northanger Abbey is about the misadventures of the ingenuous Catherine Morland, whose indefatigable reading of gothic novels sends her imagination into hilarious overdrive. Austen's literary burlesque is tempered with edginess and cirumspection, however, as ordinary life takes a more sinister turn. This edition also includes Austen's other short works and shows her to be as innovative at the start of her career as at its close.

Northanger Abbey

A Highland Dance class, though, brings Cat a new acquaintance: Henry Tilney, a pale, dark-eyed gentleman whose family home, Northanger Abbey, sounds perfectly thrilling.

Author: Val McDermid

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780007504299

Category: Fiction

Page: 358

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Jane Austen in the hands of queen of crime, Val McDermid. Get ready for a very different Northanger Abbey.

Awesomely Austen Illustrated and Retold Jane Austen s Northanger Abbey

Catherine Morland loves nothing more than reading a romantic novel, but as one of ten children she doesn't have much time for reading or for romance.

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

ISBN: 9781444950694

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Page: 240

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A fresh, funny and accessible retelling of Jane Austen's classic story, with witty black and white illustrations throughout. Catherine Morland loves nothing more than reading a romantic novel, but as one of ten children she doesn't have much time for reading or for romance. When she is seventeen, her wealthy neighbours invite her to spend the winter season with them in Bath - to experience balls, the theatre and other social delights for the first time. Catherine makes friends with the passionate Isabella, and dances with a handsome man called Henry, and it seems that all her dreams are coming true. But real life doesn't always play out like a novel, and Catherine will have to overcome many obstacles before she can find her happy ending ... Eglantine Ceulemans captures all of Austen's satire and wit, bringing her colourful casts to life with warm and funny black and white illustrations. Illustrated and retold editions are also available for: Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion, Sense and Sensibility, and Mansfield Park. The perfect way to discover Austen for the first time, this bright and bold collection features some of the most inspiring and famous heroines in English literature. For readers aged eight and up.

Northanger Abbey Second Edition

"Catherine Morland and Henry Tilney: Two Readers in Northanger Abbey." The
Journal of English Language and Literature. Seoul, Korea. 40:4 (Winter 1994):
657-74. Opie, Amelia. Adeline Mowbray. Ed. Shelley King and John Pierce.
Oxford ...

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781551114798

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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First accepted by a publisher in 1803, Northanger Abbey was eventually published posthumously in 1818. In it Austen weaves a romance full of suspense and comedy around the heroine Catherine Morland”s first foray into society. The style of the novel is a unique hybrid; along the way Austen parodies the eighteenth-century novel of manners, the Gothic novel, and even the educational treatises of the time. The second Broadview edition includes a revised introduction, notes, bibliography, and expanded appendices of background contextual materials.

Northanger Abbey

NORTHANGER ABBEY . VOLUME THE FIRST . CHAPTER J. No one who had
ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy , would have supposed her born to
be a heroine . Her situation in life , the character of her father and mother , her
own ...

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Northanger Abbey

The latter is apparent from the way in which Catherine reconfigures her real
insecurities and discomforts at Northanger into ... his authority over Catherine's
mind in his mischievous Gothic pastiche as they approach the Abbey ( Johnson ,
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Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853260438

Category: Fiction

Page: 274

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The story of a young girl, Catherine Morland who leaves her sheltered, rural home to enter the busy, sophisticated world of Bath in the late 1790s.

Northanger Abbey

Also added to this beautiful collection the readers can find the Letters of Jane Austen and a Memoir made by James Edward Austen-Leigh.

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781727082395

Category:

Page: 130

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In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. The Collection included 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Mansfield Park', 'Emma', 'Northanger Abbey', 'Persuasion', and 'Lady Susan' - represent all of Austen's mature work as a novelist, and provide the reader with an introduction to the world she and her memorable characters inhabited. Also added to this beautiful collection the readers can find the Letters of Jane Austen and a Memoir made by James Edward Austen-Leigh.

Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

Northanger Abbey! — These were thrilling words, and wound up Catherine's
feelings to the highest point of ecstasy. Her grateful and gratified heart could
hardly restrain its expressions within the language of tolerable calmness. To
receive so ...

Author: Jane Austen

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Northanger Abbey Second Edition

The style of the novel is a unique hybrid; along the way Austen parodies the eighteenth-century novel of manners, the Gothic novel, and even the educational treatises of the time.

Author: Jane Austen

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781770482050

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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First accepted by a publisher in 1803, Northanger Abbey was eventually published posthumously in 1818. In it Austen weaves a romance full of suspense and comedy around the heroine Catherine Morland”s first foray into society. The style of the novel is a unique hybrid; along the way Austen parodies the eighteenth-century novel of manners, the Gothic novel, and even the educational treatises of the time. The second Broadview edition includes a revised introduction, notes, bibliography, and expanded appendices of background contextual materials.

Novels Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

INTRODUCTORY NOTE - to NORTHANGER ABBEY and PERSUASION
Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published , after their author ' s death ,
in 1818 . The previous history of the former is obscure ; ' but we know from
Cassandra ...

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Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey - These were thrilling words , and wound up Catherine's
feelings to the highest point of ecstasy . Her grateful and gratified heart could
hardly restrain its expressions within the language of tolerable calmness . To
receive so ...

Author: James Edward Austen-Leigh

Publisher: Richard Bentley & Son

ISBN:

Category: English literature

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The Novels of Jane Austen Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

... we can tempt you neither by amusement nor splendor , for our mode of living ,
as you see , is plain and unpretending ; yet no endeavors shall be wanting on our
side to make Northanger Abbey not wholly disagreeable . ” Northanger Abbey !

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