Jane Austen and R.W. Chapman - Emma
'3 or 4 Families in a Country Village is the very thing to work on', Jane Austen wrote, in September 1814, to a niece with... Read More
'3 or 4 Families in a Country Village is the very thing to work on', Jane Austen wrote, in September 1814, to a niece with literary ambitions. The advice undoubtedly reflected Jane Austen's satisfaction with her own work in progress, a novel in which the village of Highbury provides the setting for the moral and emotional education of Emma Woodhouse, a heroine 'handsome, clever, and rich' but spoiled by 'the power of having rather too much her own way and a disposition to think a little too well of herself'. Minimize
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|Fiction Genre||Family & Relationships • Fiction|
|Fiction Subgenre||Classics • Literary Genres & Types of Novels • Love stories, English • General • Young Women - Fiction|
|Professional Reviews||"It's all about fate and wrestling with fate. And restraint."|
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1 Review from Epinions.com
Jul 17, 2010
A titled young woman.....does she know anything of life?
Pros: The novel gives a detailed and interesting description about life and people in the 1800's.
Cons: It can be a slow and somewhat difficult book to read, if you're not interested.