Category : Courtship
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ISBN : HARVARD:32044013656061
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Language : en
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Category : Young Adult Fiction
Editor : Campfire
ISBN : 9789380028743
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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One of the most famous opening lines in English literature, the most compelling of stories, and a host of vivid characters, has won Pride and Prejudice its rightful pride-of-place on bookshelves throughout the world. For Mr Bennet, a quiet life is to be highly commended. For Mrs Bennet, finding eligible husbands for her five daughters is the most important of a mother's duties. For Elizabeth, marrying without affection is unthinkable. But for them all, life is about to change when a handsome young man and his equally handsome and wealthy companion, take residence nearby. Grand country estates, beautiful women, and eligible young men all play their part in this unforgettable story that has delighted readers for 200 years. A story where comedy, heartache and romance interweave to make Pride and Prejudice one of the most popular and enduring novels in the English language.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Chronicle Books
ISBN : 9781797203201
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This deluxe edition brings to life the letters exchanged among Jane Austen's characters in Pride and Prejudice. Glassine pockets placed throughout the book contain removable replicas of 19 letters from the story. These powerful epistles include Lydia's announcement of her elopement, Mr. Collins's obsequious missives, and of course Darcy's painfully honest letter to Elizabeth. • Nothing captures Jane Austen's vivid emotion and keen wit better than her characters' correspondence. • Each letter is re-created with gorgeous calligraphy. • Letters are hand-folded with painstaking attention to historical detail. Perusing the letters will transport readers straight to the drawing room at Netherfield or the breakfast table at Longbourn. For anyone who loves Austen, and for anyone who still cherishes the joy of letter writing, this book illuminates a favorite story in a whole new way. • Step inside the world of Pride and Prejudice, one of the most beloved novels of all time. • Great Mother's Day, birthday, or holiday gift for diehard Jane Austen fans • A visually gorgeous book that will be at home on the shelf or on the coffee table • Add it to the shelf with books like What Would Jane Do?: Quips and Wisdom from Jane Austen by Potter Gift, Jane-a-Day: 5 Year Journal with 365 Witticisms by Jane Austen Edition by Potter Gift, and The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things by Paula Byrne.

Category : Cooking
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9780593113189
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading Experience A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Jane Austen classic featuring a selection of recipes for tea-time treats by the one and only Martha Stewart! Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of a classic novel, featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. In this edition of Jane Austen's regency classic Pride and Prejudice, plan a fancy tea party or book club gathering with recipes for sweet confections and pastries. From maple glazed scones and delicate sugar and spice cake, to berry tartlets and French macaroons. Bring your friends and family together with a good meal and a good book! Book includes full, unabridged text of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, interspersed with recipes, food photography, and special food artwork.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Harper Collins
ISBN : 9780061966279
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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“Audacious and masterful….True to Austen’s spirit, Ann Herendeen has given us a compelling, and sexual, novel of manners.” —Pamela Regis, author of A Natural History of the Romance Novel Ann Herendeen’s Pride/Prejudice—a novel of Mr. Darcy, Elizabeth Bennett, and their other loves—revisits the classic Jane Austen work to “fill in the gaps” that the original left unexplained and unexplored. Ingenious, brazen, and unrelentingly entertaining—yet always appreciative and respectful of one of the world’s most beloved literary works—this masterful reinvention by the acclaimed author of Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander is truly a Pride and Prejudice for the 21st Century.

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ISBN : 1688857451
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Language : en
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This is the complete novel "Pride and Prejudice" with a study guide and biography of Jane Austen. Published in 1913, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is a novel centered around character development hence it may be classified as a novel of manners. It chronicles the behavioral development of certain characters, among whom Elizabeth Bennet is key. Set in Longbourn and environs in Hertfordshire as well as Derbyshire, the novel focuses on the imprints of pride and prejudice on how people relate with, and view others in the society. Although it addresses core societal issues such as pride, class division and segregation, money, love and marriage, as well as education, Pride and Prejudice is rife with comic situations, assumptions, first impressions, misconceptions and eventual discoveries of true behaviors. The culture projected in the novel is that of the Classic English society (United Kingdom) in which regency was the ruling system, and the society was stratified into the higher class and the lower class, or put differently, the 'new' money and the 'old' money, and value was placed so much on inheritance. Mobility from the lower class to the upper class was almost impossible and extremely difficult, but could be achieved through marriage. However, members of the privileged class were socially forbidden from marrying from the underprivileged class. This plays a large role in the development of the events in the novel. Whereas members of the underprivileged class, represented by the Bennet family, are considered uncouth, but ambitious to 'sneak' into upper class,l through marriage, members of the privileged upper class, exemplified by characters such as Lady Catherine and the Bingley family, are thought to be proud and domineering. As a result, there is hardly a union between members of both classes. When there is, it is often not because of love, but for material gains. However, these stereotypic order is defied by a few characters in the novel. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth marries Darcy mainly for love. She refuses to conform to societal dictates regarding marriage. Although she was brought up in the same culture, and is also guilty of assuming that all those in the upper class are the same, she grows out of this behavior over time. In the same vein, Darcy and Bingley defy the normal attitude expected of the upper class. Although Darcy initially fails to express his feelings for Elizabeth because of the class difference, he eventually develops in character and grows into Jane Austen's ideal member of the upper class. He does not only begin to treat people politely, he ends up proposing to Elizabeth twice before marrying her based on true love. In this review, we have provided a carefully prepared study guide to answer all your questions concerning Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A complete summary of all sixty-one chapters, segmented into short readable bits Relatable and straightforward analyses of all chapters Major themes and implied themes in the novel Character list of both major and minor characters A review of Jane Austen's personal life, and writing career What you are about to read is one of the most comprehensive and simple go-to summary and analysis of Pride and Prejudice. This review is highly recommendable to students, literary scholars as well as every book lover looking to better understand and appreciate this novel.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Chronicle Books
ISBN : 9781452157344
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Cuddle up with a classic! In twelve needle-felted scenes and twelve child-friendly words, each book in this ingenious series captures the essence of a literary masterpiece. Simple words, sturdy pages, and a beloved story make these books the perfect vehicle for early learning with an erudite twist. Budding bookworms will delight in this clever retelling of the classics made just for them! In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, meet two devoted sisters, gossip about two rich and handsome friends, and ponder whether Elizabeth Bennet will say yes. It's a first words primer for your literary little one! The Cozy Classics series is the brainchild of two brothers, both dads, who were thinking of ways to teach words to their very young children. They hit upon the classics as the basis for their infant primers, and the rest, as they say, is history. From Moby Dick to Pride and Prejudice, here are The Great Books of Western Literature for toddlers and their parents in board book form—a little bit serious, a little bit ironic, entirely funny and clever, and always welcome.

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ISBN : 1726108414
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Language : en
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Pride and PrejudiceBy Jane AustenAusten's finest comedy of manners portrays life in the genteel rural society of the early 1800s, and tells of the initial misunderstandings (and mutual enlightenment) between lively and quick witted Elizabeth Bennet and the haughty Mr. Darcy.

Category : Fiction
Editor : St. Martin's Press
ISBN : 9781250141408
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 224
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Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe from New York Times bestselling author, Melissa de la Cruz, is a sweet, sexy and hilarious gender-swapping, genre-satisfying re-telling, set in contemporary America and featuring one snooty Miss Darcy. Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball stars and is never without her three cellphones—one for work, one for play, and one to throw at her assistant (just kidding). Darcy’s never fallen in love, never has time for anyone else’s drama, and never goes home for Christmas if she can help it. But when her mother falls ill, she comes home to Pemberley, Ohio, to spend the season with her family. Her parents throw their annual Christmas bash, where she meets one Luke Bennet, the smart, sardonic slacker son of their neighbor. Luke is 32-years-old and has never left home. He’s a carpenter and makes beautiful furniture, and is content with his simple life. He comes from a family of five brothers, each one less ambitious than the other. When Darcy and Luke fall into bed after too many eggnogs, Darcy thinks it’s just another one night stand. But why can’t she stop thinking of Luke? What is it about him? And can she fall in love, or will her pride and his prejudice against big-city girls stand in their way?

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN : 9780545942829
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 336
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In the tradition of Longbourn, Mr. Darcy's Diary, and Prom and Prejudice... Lydia is the youngest of the five Bennet girls. She's stubborn, never listens, and can't seem to keep her mouth shut--not that she would want to anyway. She's bored with her country life and wishes her older sisters would pay her attention . . . for once! Luckily, the handsome Wickham arrives at Longbourn to sweep her off her feet. Lydia's not going to let him know THAT, of course, especially since he only seems to be interested in friendship. But when they both decide to summer in the fasionable seaside town of Brighton, their paths become entangled again. At the seaside, Lydia also finds exciting new ways of life and a pair of friends who offer her a future she never dreamed of. Lydia finally understands what she really wants. But can she get it? A fresh, funny, and spirited reimagining of Jane Austen's beloved Pride and Prejudice, The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet brings the voice of the wildest Bennet sister alive and center stage like never before.