The Annotated Persuasion

The Annotated Persuasion

  • Publish Date: 2010-10-05
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jane Austen David M. Shapard
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From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austens Persuasion that makes the beloved novel an even more satisfying and fulfilling read. Here is the complete text of Persuasion with hundreds of annotations on facing pages, including:

? Explanations of historical context
? Citations from Austens life, letters, and other writings
? Definitions and clarifications
? Literary comments and analysis
? Plentiful maps and illustrations
? An introduction, a bibliography, and a detailed chronology of events

Packed with all kinds of illuminating informationfrom what Bath and Lyme looked like at the time to how bathing machines at seaside resorts were used to how Wentworth could have made a fortune from the Napoleonic WarsDavid M. Shapards delightfully entertaining edition brings Austens novel of second chances vividly to life.

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