Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

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The story centres on the personalities of the two sisters, whose contrasting temperaments are examined as they undergo comparable experiences in the loss of the men they love, it rejoices also in a wealth of minor characters such as the comic Mrs Jennings and Sir John and Lady Middleton, drawn with consummate satiric skill.show more

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  • Paperback | 397 pages
  • 121.9 x 193 x 20.3mm | 181.44g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192833588
  • 9780192833587

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"Excellent intro.--readable, thoughtful."--Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University"A superb scholarly text with a thought-provoking introduction. This is the finest text available. Attractively presented, the price is right and the introduction is genuinely useful for students. Excellent scholarly apparatus: incisive but not cumbersome."--Dr. A.G. Hunter, Curry College"Excellent but not overwhelming notes, superb introductions, intelligent decisions on textual issues. I especially like the readable type and the reasonable margins for notes!"--David Holloway, Portland State University"Doody's useful introduction . . . clarif[ies] the complexities of Austen's irony for today's readers."--Thomas A. King, Brandeis University"Excellent intro. with a helpful bibliography. Convenient size, easy-to-read print, affordable."--Janice Cooke, University of New Orleans"A very attractive presentation of a classical text."--Justus Rosenberg, Bard College"An excellent value for the cost."--Ellen M. Casey, Ph.D., University of Scranton"A most commendable publication that all undergraduates will appreciate and all graduates will esteem."--Dr. Andreas K. Poulakidas, Ball State University"A very enlightening introductory section and an excellent selective bibliography."--Robert O'Connor, North Dakota State University"Excellent edition."--Dr. Anne Burley, Towson State University "Excellent intro.--readable, thoughtful."--Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University "A superb scholarly text with a thought-provoking introduction. This is the finest text available. Attractively presented, the price is right and the introduction is genuinely useful for students. Excellent scholarly apparatus: incisive but not cumbersome."--Dr. A.G. Hunter, Curry College "Excellent but not overwhelming notes, superb introductions, intelligent decisions on textual issues. I especially like the readable type and the reasonable margins for notes!"--David Holloway, Portland State University "Doody's useful introduction . . . clarif[ies] the complexities of Austen's irony for today's readers."--Thomas A. King, Brandeis University "Excellent intro. with a helpful bibliography. Convenient size, easy-to-read print, affordable."--Janice Cooke, University of New Orleans "A very attractive presentation of a classical text."--Justus Rosenberg, Bard College "An excellent value for the cost."--Ellen M. Casey, Ph.D., University of Scranton "A most commendable publication that all undergraduates will appreciate and all graduates will esteem."--Dr. Andreas K. Poulakidas, Ball State University "A very enlightening introductory section and an excellent selective bibliography."--Robert O'Connor, North Dakota State University "Excellent edition."--Dr. Anne Burley, Towson State University "Excellent intro.--readable, thoughtful."--Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University "A superb scholarly text with a thought-provoking introduction. This is the finest text available. Attractively presented, the price is right and the introduction is genuinely useful for students. Excellent scholarly apparatus: incisive but not cumbersome."--Dr. A.G. Hunter, Curry College "Excellent but not overwhelming notes, superb introductions, intelligent decisions on textual issues. I especially like the readable type and the reasonable margins for notes!"--David Holloway, Portland State University "Doody's useful introduction . . . clarif[ies] the complexities of Austen's irony for today's readers."--Thomas A. King, Brandeis University "Excellent intro. with a helpful bibliography. Convenient size, easy-to-read print, affordable."--Janice Cooke, University of New Orleans "A very attractive presentation of a classical text."--Justus Rosenberg, Bard College "An excellent value for the cost."--Ellen M. Casey, Ph.D., University of Scranton "A most commendable publication that all undergraduates will appreciate and all graduates will esteem."--Dr. Andreas K. Poulakidas, Ball State University "A very enlightening introductory section and an excellent selective bibliography."--Robert O'Connor, North Dakota State University "Excellent edition."--Dr. Anne Burley, Towson State University "Excellent intro.--readable, thoughtful."--Robin Feuer Miller, Brandeis University"A superb scholarly text with a thought-provoking introduction. This is the finest text available. Attractively presented, the price is right and the introduction is genuinely useful for students. Excellent scholarly apparatus: incisive but not cumbersome."--Dr. A.G. Hunter, Curry College"Excellent but not overwhelming notes, superb introductions, intelligent decisions on textual issues. I especially like the readable type and the reasonable margins for notes!"--David Holloway, Portland State University"Doody's useful introduction . . . clarif[ies] the complexities of Austen's irony for today's readers."--Thomas A. King, Brandeis University"Excellent intro. with a helpful bibliography. Convenient size, easy-to-read print, affordable."--Janice Cooke, University of New Orleans"A very attractive presentation of a classical text."--Justus Rosenberg, Bard College"An excellent value for the cost."--Ellen M. Casey, Ph.D., University of Scranton"A most commendable publication that all undergraduates will appreciate and all graduates will esteem."--Dr. Andreas K. Poulakidas, Ball State University"A very enlightening introductory section and an excellent selective bibliography."--Robert O'Connor, North Dakota State University"Excellent edition."--Dr. Anne Burley, Towson State Universityshow more

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