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Northanger Abbey Etext

  • Catherine, a seventeen year old girl, travels with her family to Bath and makes many new acquaintance, including two young men who pursue her. She is invited to visit the country estate of one, and makes the journey with high expectations of Gothic drama, her head being full of Mrs Radcliffe's The Mystery of Udolpho . This was the first novel completed...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2009
  • Although Northanger Abbey was not published until after Jane Austen's death in 1817, it was one of her first novels. Northanger Abbey is, in part, Austen's response to Gothic novels, like Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho, which were enjoying tremendous popularity in the late seventeeth and early eighteenth centuries, and to their devoted...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2000
  • Jane Austen's first novel tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen's fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning woman who...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • Jane Austen?s first novel, Northanger Abbey ?published posthumously in 1818?tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen?s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2007
  • Catherine Morland is a young girl with a very active imagination. Her naivety and love of sensational novels lead her to approach the fashionable social scene in Bath and her stay at nearby Northanger Abbey with preconceptions that have embarrassing and entertaining consequences.

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2008
  • Jane Austen's brilliant satire of the gothic novel. The most sprightly and satirical of Austen's novels, Northanger Abbey was written when the author was herself in her early twenties, and takes for its heroine seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland, a spirited young woman preoccupied with the pleasures of dressing, dancing, and reading sensational...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2008
  • During an eventful season at Bath, young, na´ve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine's love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father's mysterious house,...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2006
  • Broadly comedic and brilliantly postmodern in its lampooning of a genre, the Jane Austen classic Northanger Abbey tells the story of Catherine Morland, a naive young woman whose perceptions of the world around her are greatly influenced by the romantic gothic novels to which she is addicted. When she moves to Bath she sees mystery and intrigue all...

    Publisher : Pan Macmillan
    published : 2016
  • Northanger Abbey┬áis one of Jane Austen?s earliest novels which is believed to be influenced by the Gothic works of Ann Radcliffe. The story centers around Catherine Morland, a country churchman?s daughter who is fond of Gothic fiction. The story starts when Catherine is invited by her wealthy family friends to visit the famous town of Bath. She soon...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • 'To look almost pretty, is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain the first fifteen years of her life, than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive' During an eventful season at Bath, young, na├»ve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances:...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012