Northanger Abbey (Illustrated by Hugh Thomson)

 
 
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  • erschienen am 1. Januar 2017
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  • 213 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4209-5429-6 (ISBN)
 
First published posthumously in 1817, "Northanger Abbey" was actually the first finished novel that Jane Austen wrote. It is the story of seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland, one of ten children of a country clergyman, who imagines life as living in one of the Gothic novels with which she is excessively fond of reading. When she is invited by her wealthy neighbors, the Fullertons, to accompany them to the spa town of Bath she experiences her first taste of the fashionable upper class society of England. While there she meets the clever young gentleman, Henry Tilney, his sister Eleanor, and their father, the imposing General Tilney. The Tilneys invite Catherine to come stay with them at their estate, the titular Northanger Abbey. Catherine's naïve over-active imagination quickly leads to embarrassment when she infers some sinister circumstances regarding the lack of emotion that General Tilney shows for the loss of his deceased wife. Eventually she realizes that real life is not at all like that of a Gothic novel. Noted for the insight it gives to Austen's one opinions of the literature of her day, "Northanger Abbey" is both a satirical parody of the gothic romance novel and the story of a young girl's maturation into womanhood. This edition is illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
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  • USA
Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-5429-6 (9781420954296)
1420954296 (1420954296)
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  • Intro
  • Advertisement by the Authoress, to Northanger Abbey
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 2
  • Chapter 3
  • Chapter 4
  • Chapter 5
  • Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 8
  • Chapter 9
  • Chapter 10
  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Chapter 13
  • Chapter 14
  • Chapter 15
  • Chapter 16
  • Chapter 17
  • Chapter 18
  • Chapter 19
  • Chapter 20
  • Chapter 21
  • Chapter 22
  • Chapter 23
  • Chapter 24
  • Chapter 25
  • Chapter 26
  • Chapter 27
  • Chapter 28
  • Chapter 29
  • Chapter 30
  • Chapter 31
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