Jane Austen, "emma" (norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition

Jane Austen, "Emma" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition

Jane Austen, "Emma" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 3rd Edition | 2000 | ISBN: 0393972844 | 464 pages | siPDF | 6.9 MB

The Third Edition of Jane Austen's popular comedic novel is based on the 1816 first edition text, which has been carefully collated by the editor. "Backgrounds" includes an abundance of source material that sheds light on Austen's life and reveals some of her private attitudes toward her writing. Readers will enjoy comparing real events in Austen's life with her fictionalized accounts in Emma. The editor has also included Austen's "Plan of a Novel" and relevant correspondence between Austen and J. S. Clark (chaplain to the Prince Regent). "Reviews and Criticism" includes sixteen wide-ranging assessments of the novel, three of them new to the Third Edition. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
Charlotte Bronte, "Jane Eyre" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition

Charlotte Bronte, "Jane Eyre" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 3rd Edition | 2001 | ISBN: 0393975428 | 550 pages | siPDF | 7.7 MB

This perennially popular Norton Critical Edition again reprints, with expanded explanatory footnotes, the 1848 third edition text, the last corrected by Charlotte Brontë. The newly expanded and reorganized "Contexts" section provides an extensive sampling of materials concerning Brontë's experiences as a student, governess, and teacher, experiences that influenced her portrayal of Jane Eyre at Lowood school and as the governess of Thornfield Hall. New to the Third Edition are illustrations from and commentary upon Brontë's use of Thomas Bewick's History of British Birds. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
Jane Austen, "Pride and Prejudice" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition

Jane Austen, "Pride and Prejudice" (Norton Critical Editions), 3rd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 3rd Edition | 2001 | ISBN: 0393976041 | 424 pages | siPDF | 6.3 MB

A perennial favorite in the Norton Critical Editions series, Pride and Prejudice is based on the 1813 first edition text, which has been thoroughly annotated for undergraduate readers. "Backgrounds and Sources" includes biographical portraits of Austen by members of her family and by acclaimed biographers Claire Tomalin and David Nokes. Seventeen of Austen's letters—eight of them new to the Third Edition—allow readers to glimpse the close-knit society that was Austen's world, both in life and in her writing. "Criticism" features eighteen assessments of the novel by nineteenth- and twentieth-century commentators, six of them new to the Third Edition. Also included are a Note on Money, a Chronology of Austen's life and work—new to the Third Edition—and an updated Selected Bibliography.
Emily Bronte, "Wuthering Heights" (Norton Critical Editions), 4th Edition

Emily Bronte, "Wuthering Heights" (Norton Critical Editions), 4th Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 4th Edition | 2003 | ISBN: 0393978893 | 448 pages | siPDF | 6.5 MB

This best-selling Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1847 first edition of the novel. For the Fourth Edition, the editor has collated the 1847 text with several modern editions and has corrected a number of variants, including accidentals. The text is accompanied by entirely new explanatory annotations. New to the Fourth Edition are twelve of Emily Brontë's letters regarding the publication of the 1847 edition of Wuthering Heights as well as the evolution of the 1850 edition, prose and poetry selections by the author, four reviews of the novel, and Edward Chitham's insightful and informative chronology of the creative process behind this beloved work. Five major critical interpretations of Wuthering Heights are included, three of them new to the Fourth Edition. A Chronology and updated Selected Bibliography are also included.
Scott McMillin, ed., "Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy" (Norton Critical Editions), 2nd Edition

Scott McMillin, ed., "Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy" (Norton Critical Editions), 2nd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 2nd Edition | 1997 | ISBN: 0393963349 | 628 pages | siPDF | 9.6 MB

The First Edition of this acclaimed classroom text presented five distinguished comedies from an especially exciting and innovative period in English theater and society: William Wycherley's The Country Wife, George Etherege's The Man of Mode, William Congreve's The Way of the World, Richard Steele's The Conscious Lovers, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal. This Second Edition builds on its predecessor's strengths by adding a sixth play, Aphra Behn's The Rover, a comedy that has clearly come into prominence in recent years. The plays are fully annotated for the modern reader and are accompanied by six illustrations. The close relationship between theater and society during the period continues to be the focus of "Contexts." "Criticism" has been revised to reflect recent approaches in scholarly interpretations. The Selected Bibliography has been thoroughly updated.
George Eliot, "Middlemarch" (Norton Critical Editions), 2nd Edition

George Eliot, "Middlemarch" (Norton Critical Editions), 2nd Edition
W.W. Norton & Co. | 2nd Edition | 2000 | ISBN: 0393974529 | 688 pages | siPDF | 14.5 MB

This Norton Critical Edition of George Eliot's highly regarded novel of provincial English life is based on the 1874 edition, the last corrected by the author. Ample explanatory annotation has been provided by the editor. "Backgrounds" elucidates Eliot's ideas on life and art with generous selections from her letters, journals, essays, and other fictional works. "Recent Criticism" collects eleven essays—seven of them new to the Second Edition—that center on the novel's major themes. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

Northanger Abbey (Norton Critical Editions) [Repost]  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 23, 2015
Northanger Abbey (Norton Critical Editions) [Repost]

Northanger Abbey (Norton Critical Editions) by Susan Fraiman
English | Oct. 6, 2004 | ISBN: 0393978508 | 384 Pages | PDF | 934.43 KB

Northanger Abbey , written in Jane Austen’s youth and posthumously published, is arguably her most mysterious, imaginative, and optimistic novel.

The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions) [Repost]  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 22, 2015
The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions) [Repost]

The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions) by Maria Tatar
English | Nov. 4, 1999 | ISBN: 0393972771 | 416 Pages | PDF | 6.32 MB

Fairy tales shape our cultures and enrich our imaginations; their narrative stability and cultural durability are incontestable.

Jane Austen - Emma  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by SSCN1926 at Jan. 22, 2015
Jane Austen - Emma

Jane Austen - Emma
Italian | Newton | 2011 | EPUB | Pages 623 | ASIN: B0062ZNHP2 | 1.93 Mb

Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions)  

Posted by Boeken at March 22, 2014
Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions)

Paradise Lost (Norton Critical Editions) by John Milton
2005 | ISBN: 0393924289 | English | 619 Pages | PDF | 48 MB