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    Description"Sense and Sensibility" is Jane Austen's first published work, meticulously constructed and sparkling with her unique wit. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited with a critical introduction by Ros Ballaster. Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love. This edition also includes explanatory notes, textual variants between first and second edition, and Tony Tanner's introduction to the original "Penguin Classic" edition. Jane Austen (1775-1817) was extremely modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature's most famous women writers. Austen began writing at a young age, embarking on what is possibly her best-known work, "Pride and Prejudice", at the age of 22. She was the author of "Sense and Sensibility", "Pride and Prejudice", "Emma", "Persuasion", "Mansfield Park" and "Northanger Abbey". If you liked "Sense and Sensibility", you may enjoy Wilkie Collins' "No Name", also available in "Penguin Classics". "Miss Austen was surely a great novelist. What she did, she did perfectly. Her work, as far as it goes, is faultless". (Anthony Trollope).


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    Title
    Sense and Sensibility
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Austen, Preface by Tony Tanner, Introduction by Ros Ballaster, Notes by Ros Ballaster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141439662
    ISBN 10: 0141439661
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    LC classification: PR4034 .S4 2003
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    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    notes
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    01 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jane Austen (1775-1817) was extremely modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature's most famous women writers. She is also the author of Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion, and Northanger Abbey. Ros Ballaster is a Fellow and Tutor in English at Mansfield College, Oxford. Tony Tanner was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Cambridge.