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Description - The Annotated Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

"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 illed 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."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780307390806
ISBN-10: 0307390802
Format: Paperback / softback
(202mm x 135mm x 31mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jane Austen

David Shapard is the author of The Annotated Pride and Prejudice, The Annotated Persuasion, The Annotated Sense and Sensibility, The Annotated Emma, and The Annotated Northanger Abbey. He graduated with a Ph.D. in European History from the University of California at Berkeley; his specialty was the eighteenth century. Since then he has taught at several colleges, and lives in upstate New York.

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