Publisher description for Emma / Jane Austen.


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Sparkling comedy of provincial manners concerns a well-intentioned young heiress and her matchmaking schemes that result in comic confusion for the inhabitants of a 19th-century English village. Droll characterizations of the well-intentioned heroine—one of Austen’s immortal creations—and her hypochondriacal father—plus many other finely drawn personalities. This sparkling satire of provincial life is one of Jane Austen’s finest novels.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: England Social life and customs 19th century Fiction, Young women England Fiction