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Mansfield Park : authoritative text contexts criticism

Norton critical edition

by Austen Jane


Supporting materials include an introduction, annotations, and a map.

"Contexts" includes contemporary materials on the slave trade,religion, conduct literature for women, and landscape design thatilluminate this dark and often disturbing novel.  Elizabeth Inchbald’sadaptation of Lovers’ Vows (the play staged by the characters inMansfield Park) is included, as are writings by Humphry Repton, ThomasGisborne, Hannah More, and Mary Wollstonecraft, among others.

"Criticism" presents a superb selection of critical writing about thenovel.

The critics include Jan Fergus, Lionel Trilling, Alistair Duckworth,Nina Auerebach, Claudia L. Johnson, Joseph Litvak, Edward Said, B. C.Southam, and Joseph Lew.

A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.

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Book Information

Copyright year 1998
ISBN-13 9780393967913
ISBN-10 0393967913
Class Copyright
Publisher W. W. Norton
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 515
Shelf No. GD943