Famously characterized as the story of two Dashwood sisters who embody the conflict between the oppressive nature of "civilized" society and the human desire for romantic passion, there is far more to this story of two daughters made homeless by the death of their father. Elinor, 19, and Marianne, 17, initially project the opposing roles with Elinor cautious and unassuming about romantic matters, while Marianne is wild and passionate when she falls hopelessly in love with the libertine Mr...
This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen. "The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I..Подробнее
"Sense and Sensibility" (1811) marked the auspicious debut of a novelist identified only as "A Lady". Jane Austen''s name has since become as familiar as Shakespeare''s, and her..Описание
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY FRANCESCA SEGAL The Vintage Classics Austen series is designed by the writer and illustrator Leanne Shapton and introduced by some of our finest..Описание
When Henry Dashwood dies, his wife and three daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret, have to leave their family home and move to Devon. There Marianne meets Willoughby - a man..Подробнее
Oh! Mamma, how spiritless, how tame was Edward''s manner in reading to us last night! I felt for my sister most severely. Yet she bore it with so much composure, she seemed..В корзину Описание