Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Classics)
|Author:||Jane Austen; Tony Tanner (Introduction by); Vivien Jones (Editor, Notes by, Introduction by); Anne Rees Jones (Abridged by)|
|Series:||Penguin Classics Ser.|
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
-The wit of Jane Austen has for partner the perfection of her taste.---Virginia Woolf
Jane Austen (1775-1817) was modest about her own genius but is one of English literature's greatest and most admired writers. She is the author of Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice, Emma, Mansfield Park and Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion. Vivien Jones is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Leeds. Tony Tanner was a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Cambridge.