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Sense And Sensibility Book

  • When Mr. Dashwood dies, he leaves his second wife and her three daughters at the mercy of his son and heir, John. John's wife convinces him to turn his step-mother and half-sisters out, and they move to a country cottage, rented to them by a distant relative. In their newly reduced circumstances Elinor and Marianne, the two eldest daughters, wrestle...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • Sense and Sensibility is one of the best loved of Jane Austen's novels, populated by great comic creations like Mrs. Jennings, the unscrupulous cad Willoughby, and guileless and artful women. As ever, Austen suffuses her work with great ironic observation and tremendous wit, producing a masterpiece of romantic entanglement that time and a very different...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2000
  • Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs, and...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2006
  • Jane Austen?s first published novel of 1811 tells the story of sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood (Elinor representing "sense" and Marianne "sensibility"). Along with their mother and younger sister Margaret, they are left impoverished after the death of their father, and the family is forced to move to a country cottage, offered to them by a generous...

    Publisher : Joshua James Press
    published : 1811
  • This novel contrasts two sisters: Marianne, who, with her doctrines of love at first sight, fervent emotions overtly expressed, and admiration of the grotesque 'picturesque', represents the cult of 'sensibility'; and Elinor, who has much more 'sense', but is still not immune from disappointments. It was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be published...

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • Elinor is as prudent as her sister Marianne is impetuous. Each must learn from the other after they are they are forced by their father's death to leave their home and enter into the contests of polite society. The charms of unsuitable men and the schemes of rival ladies mean that their paths to success are thwart with disappointment but together they...

    Publisher : Random House
    published : 2010
  • From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen?s Sense and Sensibility that makes this tale of two sisters in love an even more enjoyable read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,000 annotations on facing pages, including:   -Explanations of historical context -Citations...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2012
  • Sense and Sensibility (1811) was the first novel by Jane Austen published under the fictitious name A Lady. It presents the story of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, who represent sense and sensibility respectively. A contrast of the two characters is presented: one makes rational and objective decisions, while the other is subject to intense...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Sense and Sensibility (1811) is Jane Austen?s first published novel. It is a book about love and romance that follows the life of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. When their father dies and his property goes to his son and first wife, the Dashwood sisters move with their family to live in a modest cottage in Devonshire where start their romantic adventures...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2013
  • He is not the only young man in the world worth having. Teenage sisters Marianne and Elinor Dashwood could not be more different. Marianne is passionat Se, impetuous, and recklessly romantic. Elinor is practical, thoughtful, and completely reserved. But Marianne and Elinor discover they have more in common than they thought when they both fall head...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2011