Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon -

Lady Susan, the Watsons, Sanditon

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These three short works show Austen experimenting with a variety of different literary styles, from melodrama to satire, and exploring a range of social classes and settings. The early epistolary novel LADY SUSAN depicts an unscrupulous coquette, toying with the affections of several men. In contrast, THE WATSONS is a delightful fragment, whose spirited heroine - Emma - finds her marriage opportunities limited by poverty and pride. Meanwhile SANDITON, set in a seaside resort, offers a glorious cast of hypochondriacs and spectators, treated by Austen with both amusement and scepticism.

Product code: 9780140431025

ISBN 9780140431025
No. Of Pages 240
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129xS13
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Collects three lesser-known works by one of the nineteenth century's greatest authors: "Lady Susan", "The Watsons" and "Sanditon". This book examines the works in the context of her major novels and her life, and discusses the social background of her fiction.