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By Jane Austen

A perennial favourite within the Norton serious variants sequence, Pride and Prejudice is predicated at the 1813 first version textual content, which has been completely annotated for undergraduate readers.

"Backgrounds and Sources" comprises biographical pix of Austen via participants of her kinfolk and via acclaimed biographers Claire Tomalin and David Nokes. Seventeen of Austen's letters—eight of them new to the 3rd Edition—allow readers to glimpse the close-knit society that used to be Austen's international, either in existence and in her writing. Samples of Austen's early writing—from the epistolary Love and FriendshipA number of Letters—allow readers to track her progress as a author in addition to to learn her fiction relatively.

"Criticism" beneficial properties eighteen tests of the radical through 19th- and twentieth-century commentators, six of them new to the 3rd version. between them is an interview with Colin Firth at the contemporary BBC tv edition of the unconventional. additionally incorporated are items by way of Richard Whately, Margaret Oliphant, Richard Simpson, D. W. Harding, Dorothy Van Ghent, Alistair Duckworth, Stuart Tave, Marilyn Butler, Nina Auerbach, Susan Morgan, Claudia L. Johnson, Susan Fraiman, Deborah Kaplan, Tara Goshal Wallace, Cheryl L. Nixon, David Spring, Edward Ahearn, and Donald grey.

Also incorporated are a word on funds, a Chronology of Austen's lifestyles and work—new to the 3rd Edition—and an up-to-date chosen Bibliography.

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The two youngest of the family, Catherine and Lydia, were particularly frequent in these attentions; their minds were more vacant than their sisters', and when nothing better offered, a walk to Meryton was necessary to amuse their morning hours and furnish conversation for the evening; and however bare of news the country in general might be, they always contrived to learn some from their aunt. At present, indeed, they were well supplied both with news and happiness by the recent arrival of a militia regiment5 in the neighbourhood; it was to remain the whole winter, and Meryton was the head quarters.

Their visits to Mrs. Philips were now productive of the most interesting intelligence. Every day added something to their knowledge of the officers' names and connections. Their lodgings were not long a secret, and at length they began to know the officers themselves. Mr. Philips visited them all, and this opened to his nieces a source of felicity unknown before. They could talk of nothing but officers; and Mr. Bingley's large fortune, the mention of which gave animation to their mother, was worthless in their eyes when opposed to the regimentals of an ensign.

I know of nobody that is coming I am 42 PRIDE AND PREJUDICE sure, unless Charlotte Lucas should happen to call in, and I hope my dinners are good enough for her. " Mrs. —"A gentleman and a stranger! It is Mr. Bingley I am sure. Why Jane—you never dropt a word of this; you sly thing! Well, I am sure I shall be extremely glad to see Mr. —But— good lord! how unlucky! there is not a bit of fish to be got to-day. Lydia, my love, ring the bell. " "It is not Mr. " This roused a general astonishment; and he had the pleasure of being eagerly questioned by his wife and five daughters at once.

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