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  • Type: Book
  • Length: 264 pages

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich.

Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of romance. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters. Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like." - Publisher Info

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1815/11/20 Jane Austen Visitor During a visit to her brother, Jane corrects the proof sheets of Emma. "The printers continue to supply me very well, I am advanced in vol iii. to my arra-root upon which peculiar style of spelling there is a modest query in the margin." JA 23-27 Hans Place Sw1 Hans Place, London
1816/12/23 Jane Austen Author "Emma" is published
1816/12/23 T Eggerton Publisher "Emma" is published

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Particulars for Emma:
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Comedy of Manners
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Activity Picnicking
Era Regency Era
Narrative Arts Romance

Original Language: English

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