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Austen, Jane:
Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon

Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1974.
Aus dem Englischen
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.
4 Bände, englische Kurzschrift, BNA 20060

R 82

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