Skip to content

Persuasion

Best in textbook rentals since 2012!

ISBN-10: 1107620457

ISBN-13: 9781107620452

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jane Austen, Janet Todd, Antje Blank

Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

The accident of death makes Persuasion Jane Austen's final novel. It deserves its position by its innovative treatment of passion and rhetorical style and its development of those themes of memory and time, public and private history, inner and outer lives, language and literature, emotion and restraint that have marked all Austen's work. Where the other works move towards a new symbolic and physical home for the heroine, Persuasion begins with her ejection and ends with her understanding that home is not a place at all but an ambiance and an acceptance of change. This volume, first published in 2006, provides comprehensive explanatory notes, an extensive critical introduction covering the…    
Customers also bought

Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 482
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.232
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…    

Antje Blank is Research Fellow in the Department of English at the University of Aberdeen.