The Annotated Pride and Prejudice 230-54

The Annotated Pride and Prejudice

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"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." Thus opens this most popular of Austen's books, all of which revolve, more or less, around marriage and money. Gentle satire.

This annotated edition includes more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including:

  • Explanations of historical context (such as etiquette rules, class distinctions, economic realities and the role of women)
  • Relevant insights from Austen's life, letters, and other writings
  • Definitions and clarifications
  • Literary comments and analysis to shed light on potentially confusing passages
  • Maps and illustrations
  • An introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events
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