Emma

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This special edition of Emma includes the famous illustrations by Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers were all successful illustrators of the day and often posed for each other using costumes, props and furniture in their Cambridge studio. Brock's younger brother, Henry, also illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating other Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions. In conceiving Emma Woodhouse, Jane Austen set out to create a heroine "whom no-one but myself will much like." A naive and spoiled young lady, she is at the pinnacle of local society and lives with her doddering father. Her neighbor Mr. Knightley is the hero of the tale. Ten years her senior, he sees Emma's faults, and delights in pointing them out to her. Emma, as an heiress, has no need to marry, but she feels strongly that her less fortunate friends must certainly do so, and she is tireless in promoting the best interests of those she holds dear. Her first project is her new friend Harriet Smith, a young lady of unknown parentage, but sweet disposition. After thoroughly disrupting a match between Harriet and a handsome young local farmer, Emma pushes Harriet to aim for the vicar, who himself has his eye on Emma. By the time that misunderstanding is untangled, Emma has Mr. Knightley thoroughly disapproving of her. Against the backdrop of Highbury society, Emma is a charming tale of a young woman coming of age, learning to mind her own business, and discovering her own heart resides with the strong, steadfast gentleman next door.
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auth_author2 Austen, Jane, 1775-1817., Bentinck, Anna,, Brock, C. E. 1870-1938,, Kinsley, James., Pinch, Adela, 1960-, Stevenson, Juliet.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Bildungsromans, Electronic books, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, FICTION / Classics, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, General Fiction, General Fiction; Regency; Humorous, Humorous fiction, Love stories, Mate selection -- Fiction, Regency fiction, Young women -- England -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display Emma
title_full Emma, Emma / Jane Austen ; edited by James Kinsley ; with an introduction and notes by Adela Pinch, Emma [eBook] Austen, Jane, Emma [electronic resource] / Jane Austen, Emma [electronic resource] Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.
title_short Emma
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topic_facet Classic Literature, Electronic books, Fathers and daughters, Female friendship, Fiction, Mate selection, Social life and customs, Young women