A critical introduction to "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen is suitable for students from high school up to university level as well as for the general reader. The book places... Read more
A critical introduction to "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen is suitable for students from high school up to university level as well as for the general reader. The book places the novel in the context of Austen's other works, analyzes the narrative voices, the manners of the times, marriage, and the importance of locations. The writer shows how both Darcy and Elizabeth, inadequate alone, completely complement each other.NOTE A new cover has recently been uploaded for this book to reflect its inclusion in the author's Critical Introduction Series
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