Emma / Jane Austen Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

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Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
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Young women - England - Fiction.; England - Social life and customs - 19th century - Fiction.; England -- Fiction
Audience
Adult; General; Adolescent; Juvenile
Summary
From the Publisher: The funny and heartwarming story of a young lady whose zeal, snobbishness and self-satisfaction lead to several errors in judgment. Emma takes Harriet Smith, a parlor boarder and unknown, under her wing and schemes for advancement through a good marriage. The attempts at finding Harriet a suitor occupy all of Emma's time. However, in the midst of the search she settles on a most unlikely union with her own constant critic: Mr. Knightly. Jane Austen's works have claimed a renewed popularity and audience with the release of motion pictures Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Clueless based upon Austen's classic novels. Emma was originally published in 1816.
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