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Description - Austen's "Emma" by Gregg A. Hecimovich

This is a student-friendly guide featuring discussion points, questions, suggestions for further study and a comprehensive guide to further reading.Emma is one of Jane Austen's most popular novels, in large part due to the impact of Emma Woodhouse, the 'handsome, clever and rich' heroine. This lively, informed and insightful guide to Emma explores the style, structure, themes, critical reputation and literary influence of Jane Austen's classic novel and also discusses its film and TV versions. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading. This introduction to the text is the ideal companion to study, offering guidance on: literary and historical context; language, style and form; reading the text; critical reception and publishing history; adaptation and interpretation; and, further reading."Continuum Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to key texts in literature and philosophy. Each book explores the themes, context, criticism and influence of key works, providing a practical introduction to close reading, guiding students towards a thorough understanding of the text. They provide an essential, up-to-date resource, ideal for undergraduate students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826498489
ISBN-10: 0826498485
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gregg A. Hecimovich

Gregg Hecimovich is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at East Carolina University, USA.

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