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Pride and prejudice
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Published:
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1991.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxxix, 368 pages ; 22 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 12 - AR Pts: 27
Lexile measure:
1090L
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Description

No novel in English has given more pleasure than Pride and Prejudice . Because it is one of the great works in our literature, critics in every generation reexamine and reinterpret it. But the rest of us simply fall in love with it--and with its wonderfully charming and intelligent heroine, Elizabeth Bennet. And everyone is held fast not only by the novel's romantic suspense but also by the fascinations of the world we visit. The life of the English country gentry at the turn of the nineteenth century is made as real to us as our own, not only by the author's wit and feeling but by her subtle observation of the way people behave in society and how we are true or treacherous to each other and to ourselves. "Jane Austen remains the most misunderstood of great English writers . . . Austen's is an extended, exploratory, dangerously subversive art, and is neither harmlessly decorative nor picturesquely provincial . . . [Irony] is the secret of the perfect self-sufficiency of Pride and Prejudice ."--from the Introduction by Peter Conrad

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Language:
English
ISBN:
0679405429
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 12, 27 Points
Lexile measure:
1090
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APA Citation (style guide)

Austen, J. (1991). Pride and prejudice. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. 1991. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, Pride and Prejudice. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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