By Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
, via Jane Austen
, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics
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'It is a fact universally said, unmarried guy in ownership of an outstanding fortune needs to be in wish of a wife.' hence memorably starts off Jane Austen
's Pride and Prejudice
, one of many world's hottest novels. Pride and Prejudice
—Austen's personal 'darling child'—tells the tale of fiercely self sufficient Elizabeth Bennet, considered one of 5 sisters who needs to marry wealthy, as she confounds the conceited, prosperous Mr. Darcy. What ensues is likely one of the most pleasurable and engrossingly readable courtships recognized to literature, written through a precocious Austen while she used to be simply twenty-one years old.
Humorous and profound, and packed with hugely wonderful discussion, this witty comedy of manners dips and turns via drawing-rooms and plots to arrive an immensely pleasing finale. within the phrases of Eudora Welty, Pride and Prejudice is as 'irresistible and as approximately faultless as any fiction may perhaps be.'
Carol Howard, trained at SUNY buy and Columbia collage, the place she obtained her Ph.D. in 1999, chairs the English division and teaches within the Theater division at Warren Wilson collage in Asheville, North Carolina. She has released essays on early British and modern African-American girls writers and has coedited books on British writers (1996, 1997). Her basic scholarly curiosity is the literature of 17th- and eighteenth-century England.
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