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ISBN-10: 0141439580

ISBN-13: 9780141439587

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford

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Emma Woodhouse is one of Austen's most captivating and vivid characters. Beautiful, spoilt, vain and irrepressibly witty, Emma organises the lives of the inhabitants of her sleepy little village and plays matchmaker with devastating effect.
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List price: $9.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.70" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. Although a semi-invalid as a child, he went on the gain a reputation as a fine athlete at Trinity College, where he also excelled in mathematics and philosophy. Stoker worked as a civil servant and a journalist before becoming the personal secretary of the famous actor Henry Irving. He also wrote 15 works of fiction, only one of which is very memorable - Dracula (1897). This work, involving hypnotism, magic, the supernatural, and other elements of gothic fiction, went on to sell over one million copies and is still selling strongly today. So well known has his fictional character become that today it is possible to visit the castle…    

Fiona Stafford is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. She has published widely on Romantic literature, Scottish and Irish literature and poetic dialogues. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Robert Burns Centre in Glasgow. Her books include Local Attachments (OUP, 2010); Brief Lives: Jane Austen (Hesperus, 2008); Starting Lines in Scottish, Irish and English Poetry, from Burns to Heaney (OUP, 2000); The Last of the Race (OUP, 1994); The Sublime Savage: James Macpherson and the Poems of Ossian (EUP, 1988).

About the Series
About This Volume
About the Text
Emma: The Complete Text in Cultural Context
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text
Cultural Documents and Illustrations
A Riddle
Unfortunate Situation of Females, Fashionably Educated, and Left without a Fortune (1787)
Letter to his Son (1750)
Essay on the Picturesque (1810)
Our Domestic Policy No. 1 (1829)
Opinions of Emma (Ca. 1816)
Crossed Letter from Jane Austen to Cassandra (June 20, 1808)
The Frolics of the Sphinx (1820)
Square Pianoforte (1805)
A Barouche Landau (1805)
A View of Box Hill, Surrey (1733)
The Lincolnshire Ox (1790)
Emma: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Emma
Gender Studies and Emma
What Is Gender Studies?
Gender Studies: A Selected Bibliography
A Gender Studies Perspective:
�ǣNot at all what a man should be!�Ǡ: Remaking English Manhood in Emma