Pride and prejudice: an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
1993
Edition:
3rd ed.
Language:
English
Description
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's perfect comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues. "Pride and Prejudice seems as vital today as ever," writes Anna Quindlen in her introduction to this Modern Library edition. "It is a pure joy to read." Eudora Welty agrees: "The gaiety is unextinguished, the irony has kept its bite, the reasoning is still sweet, the sparkle undiminished. [It is] irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be." This volume is the companion to the BBC television series, a lavish production aired on the Arts and Entertainment Network. The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foun-dation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hard-bound editions of important works of liter-ature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring as its emblem the running torchbearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inau-gurating a new program of selecting titles. The Modern Library continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 2baf0927-24c4-bf22-ecfd-1208c47ca146
full_title pride and prejudice an authoritative text backgrounds and sources criticism
author austen jane
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-01-08 04:50:45AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Gray, Donald J.
author Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
author2-role (Sirsi) i0393962946, 0393096688, 0393962946 (paper), 0393976041 (pap) :$10.30, 3rd ed., 4 8 12 16, 823.7 AUSTEN 3RD ED.11/7/20181/7/2018CRO43MA-NONFIC, 823.7 AUSTEN 3RD ED.110/22/201410/7/2014MDC34YA-NONFIC, 823.7 AUSTEN111/4/201710/20/2017WCO34YA-NONFIC, 823.7 Austen, 823/.7, 92032426 //r94, A Norton critical edition, A1, AUSPAPR84, Austen, Jane,1775-1817., Austen, Jane,1775-1817.Pride and prejudice., CRO16, Courtship, DLCDLCDLC, Domestic fiction., England, Family, Gray, Donald J., Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-388)., Love stories, New York :W.W. Norton,, PR4034.P7 1993, Pride and prejudice :an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism /edited by Donald Gray., WCO08, Young women, ix, 388 p. :ill. ;22 cm.
author_display Austen, Jane
available_at_aacpl Maryland City at Russett Library, Odenton Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Crofton Library - Nonfiction, Maryland City at Russett Library - Nonfiction, Odenton Library - Nonfiction
display_description
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id 2baf0927-24c4-bf22-ecfd-1208c47ca146
isbn 9780393096682, 9780393962949, 9780393976045
item_details ils:a15699|31997054359245|Odenton Library - Nonfiction|823.7 AUSTEN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 20, 2017|WCO||, ils:a15699|31997058449869|Maryland City at Russett Library - Nonfiction|823.7 AUSTEN 3RD ED.|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 07, 2014|MDC||, ils:a15699|31997058449893|Crofton Library - Nonfiction|823.7 AUSTEN 3RD ED.|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out|Jan 07, 2018|CRO||
itype_aacpl Adult Nonfiction
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl 823.7 AUSTEN, 823.7 AUSTEN 3RD ED.
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Crofton Library, Maryland City at Russett Library, Odenton Library
primary_isbn 9780393962949
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:a15699|Book|Books|3rd ed.|English|W.W. Norton,|1993|ix, 388 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a15699|31997054359245|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a15699|31997058449869|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a15699|31997058449893|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||
subject_facet Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817. -- Pride and prejudice, Courtship -- England -- Fiction -- Criticism and interpretation, Courtship -- England -- fiction, Domestic fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Family -- England -- Fiction, Love stories, Young women -- England -- Fiction
title_display Pride and prejudice : an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism
title_full Pride and prejudice : an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism / edited by Donald Gray
title_short Pride and prejudice :
title_sub an authoritative text, backgrounds, and sources criticism
topic_facet Austen, Jane, Courtship, Criticism and interpretation, England, Family, Social life and customs, Young women