Pride and Prejudice

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  • Title: Pride and Prejudice
  • Author: Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones
  • ISBN: 9780141439518
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
Pride and Prejudice

[PDF] Pride and Prejudice | by Í Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones, Pride and Prejudice Alternate cover edition can be found here When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy she thinks him arrogant and conceited while he struggles to remain indifferent to her good looks and lively mind When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane she iAltern [PDF] Pride and Prejudice | by Í Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones - Pride and Prejudice, Pride and Prejudice Alternate cover edition can be found here When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy she thinks him arrogant and conceited while he struggles to remain indifferent to her

  • [PDF] Pride and Prejudice | by Í Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones
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Pride and Prejudice

About “Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones

  • Jane Austen Tony Tanner Vivien Jones

    Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature, her realism and biting social commentary cementing her historical importance among scholars and critics.Austen lived her entire life as part of a close knit family located on the lower fringes of the English landed gentry She was educated primarily by her father and older brothers as well as through her own reading The steadfast support of her family was critical to her development as a professional writer Her artistic apprenticeship lasted from her teenage years until she was about 35 years old During this period, she experimented with various literary forms, including the epistolary novel which she tried then abandoned, and wrote and extensively revised three major novels and began a fourth From 1811 until 1816, with the release of Sense and Sensibility 1811 , Pride and Prejudice 1813 , Mansfield Park 1814 and Emma 1815 , she achieved success as a published writer She wrote two additional novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, both published posthumously in 1818, and began a third, which was eventually titled Sanditon, but died before completing it.Austen s works critique the novels of sensibility of the second half of the 18th century and are part of the transition to 19th century realism Her plots, though fundamentally comic, highlight the dependence of women on marriage to secure social standing and economic security Her work brought her little personal fame and only a few positive reviews during her lifetime, but the publication in 1869 of her nephew s A Memoir of Jane Austen introduced her to a wider public, and by the 1940s she had become widely accepted in academia as a great English writer The second half of the 20th century saw a proliferation of Austen scholarship and the emergence of a Janeite fan culture.

271 thoughts on “Pride and Prejudice

  • 6.0 stars Confessionis book gave me an earth shattering Janeaustegasm and I am feeling a bit spent and vulnerable at the moment, so please bear with me You see, I decided I wanted to get literated by reading the classicals in between my steady flow of science fiction, mystery and horror The question was where to begin.After sherlocking through my Easton Press collection, I started by pulling out my Dickens and reading A Tale of Two Cities which I thought was jaw dropping AMAZO and left me feeli [...]

  • NOTE The review you are about to read was written in 2009 2009 That s almost 10 years ago I was 17 and thought I was the smartest person ever In all honesty I barely remember this book So, negative comments regarding my intelligence are no longer necessary They will be ignored As they have been for probably 6 years now CARRY ON P.S Can we all just LOL at my use of the words mind numbing balls HA This book is quite possibly the most insipid novel I have ever read in my life Why this book is so hi [...]

  • Where my massive crush on Jane Austen began alone, on a hot day in Montana, cursing her name.I had to read it for AP English and I could not see the point Girls need to marry Girls can t get married Girls are sad Girls get married Girls are happy.I went to school to half heartedly discuss it and waffled and wavered in an effort to please my teacher Finally she said was it good or not, Ben No it wasn t Thank youw read this twenty pages of literary criticism for homework Twenty pages of literary c [...]


  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen started off annoying me and ended up enchanting me Up until about page one hundred I found this book vexing, frivolous and down right tedious I now count myself as a convert to the Austen cult I must confess I have been known to express an antipathy for anything written or set before 1900 I just cannot get down with corsets, outdoor plumbing and buggy rides Whenever someone dips a quill into an inkwell my eyes glaze over This is a shortcoming I readily own up t [...]

  • Critics who consider Austen s works trivial because of their rigid, upper class setting, wealthy characters, domestic, mannered plots and happy endings are almost totally disconnected from reality, as far as I can tell What can they possibly expect an upper middle class English woman to write about in 1813 but what she knows or can imagine Sci fi A history of the American Revolution A real life expos of underage exploitation in the garment district of London Come on What other setting can she be [...]

  • Well loathed books I ve re readRating 4 very annoyed, crow feathered stars out of fiveThe Book Report No Seriously If your first language isn t English, or if you re like nine years old, you might not know the story Note use of conditional My Review All right All right, dammit I re read the bloody thing I gave it two stars before I was wrong headed and obtuse and testosterone poisoned I refuse to give it five stars, though Look, I ve admitted I was wrong about how beautiful the writing is, and h [...]

  • Society, with all its restrictive constructs, is one nasty piece of work It comes with so many silly rules, so many silly expectations Those of social station and wealth must be seen to marry someone of the same worth regardless of the feelings involved they must be seen to marry someone on their level of class structure But what of love What of passion Should it be quenched because of these all encompassing silly constructs Austen doesn t think so Enter Darcy, a man who is royally pissed off he [...]

  • We are all fools in love Why have I not read this sooner I must admit, I didn t initially understand all the fuss surrounding this novel I did not understand why so many millions of readers love it It seemed to me they were all a bunch of romantic fools Now that I am one of them , I can report back that the Pride and Prejudice fandom is actually full of normal people who care passionately about the characters.I instantly fell in love with the story and its amazing characters Marvellous, magnific [...]

  • Mr Darcy swoons First, we need to clear something up Colin Firth is the only Mr Darcy.That other Mr Darcy was horrible No, no, no, no, nooooo Make it stop Make It Stop Tell the bad man to go away, Mommy So, quite obviously, the BBC miniseries in all its 327 minute glory is the only version that is acceptable The other movie was such a travesty to this book, that I wept big, fat, angry tearske the spoiled brat that I am Or maybe I m exaggerating slightly What were they thinking You don t mess wit [...]

  • it is official now everyone on the planet has read this book i was the last holdout, and being the last person excluding those who are just being born now i am sorry i didn t like it i knew going into it that i was not a jane austen girl i had read two others and thought them bloodless and mercantile but everyone said to me, well, you haven t read pride and prejudice is why you don t like her which i thought might be valid but it s not because i still don t care this is not the greatest love st [...]

  • Some years back in one of my APAs, someone castigated Jane Austen s books like this All those daft twits rabbiting on about clothes and boyfriends and manners Since then, I ve encountered other variations on the theme that a modern woman ought not to be reading such trash because it sets feminism back two centuries.Well, much as I laughed over the first caveat, that isn t Austen It sounds like the silver fork romances inspired by Georgette Heyer Austen s characters don t talk about clothes at a [...]

  • Well, I finally finished this classic novel, by Jane Austen, set in the 18th century, and I have to say it was worth all the time I took to read it I absolutely loved the main characters, the humor, and most of all the romance I watched the movie and loved it also, but the book is much detailed and descriptive Definitely a favorite I highly recommend it to everyone You won t regret reading this one.

  • I am so genuinely surprised at the positive experience I had reading this book I had so much fun reading it and can now understand why people love it so much 3 Let s be real this deserves 5 stars 3Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge Notes 9 A book mentioned in another book

  • So the other day Elizabeth and I are in the book store and she saw this book, and said she really wanted me to read it In horror at the thought of reading what I thought was a chick book , i immediately countered that she would then have to read one of my favorites Dune She agreed So I read it, and I have to admit, it was good damn good Even though there was a serious lack of any gratuitous violence, I tore through it in several days Austen is an amazing writer, and has a particular talent for e [...]

  • I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look, or the words, which laid the foundation It is too long ago I was in the middle before I knew that it had begun This was Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy s reply when Ms Elizabeth Bennet asked him when he fell in love with her Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen had put my left out dictionary into good use I have to admit, I was very slow in the first pages, however, nearing the end, I was like a driver going at 100mph, eager to reach the finish line.At the [...]

  • A quintessential novel of manners Fine moral intelligence and subtle psychological insight expressed in a straightforward, epigrammatic style I read it for the first time forty years ago, and I am still half in love with Eliza Bennet.

  • 18 chapters in I want that to sink in for a moment ok 18 chapters in and NOTHING has happened I am enjoying her writing style very much, but I also enjoy the back of an occasional cereal box so that may not mean much We will see.I am sitting here eating a tootsie roll, a Halloween left over, and I can t help notice the similarities between it and the novel Pride and Prejudice First off, like P and P, the tootsie roll wasn t one of those dinky ones that you can almost swallow in a single bite so [...]

  • Just a few words to express how I loved Jane Austen s Pride and Prejudice So much has already been said, that I feel almost redundant Pride and Prejudice for me is above all about women s choices in marriage, or the possibility of love versus choosing for money or social position During Austen s time, marriage was the only option a woman had, except if she was rich enough to disregard the expectations of society except if she was willing to live as a poor relation, which usually meant being used [...]

  • 938 Pride and Prejudice, Jane AustenPride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813 The story charts the emotional development of the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennet, who learns the error of making hasty judgments and comes to appreciate the difference between the superficial and the essential 1974 1336 661 1362 536 1385 449 1796 1813 1336 .

  • I know we re all here for this But I just love EVERY single character so much The entire Bennet family is hilariously perfect I even have this weird fondness for Mr Collins Pride Prejudice retellings will forever be my favorite because there s just so much you can do with these characters.Has anyone written a decent book from Bingley s perspective Pretty sure he s actually my favorite Austen guy

  • If somebody had told me that I d love a romance before I read this book, I would have laughed derisively.In my late teens, romance was just not my cup of tea it was meant for yechch girls I was happily reading about those brave and hardy men who blew up German castles during World War II and evil Communist strongholds after the war The only women in those books were beautiful spies or dangerous adventuresses.A few years later, my aunt pointed me to this book, after I had rather enjoyed an adapta [...]

  • Revived review to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen Go Jane like a cute little tortoise you have outlasted all of those bustling hares It is a truth which I would like to see universally acknowledged, that no one voluntarily reads any 19th century novels unless they are by Jane Austen I fear that modern readers think all these Radcliffes, Disraelis, Eliots, Gissings and so forth tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt them, or even, that they are most disagreeable, [...]

  • I m a great believer in the idea that if anyone didn t like this book it s because they didn t read it properly and or are possessed In all seriousness, the wit is timeless and Austen should always be remembered as a literary genius, as I hope she will.

  • Will I read Pride and Prejudice again Yes, a thousand times, yes Near perfection P P is one of those rare gems that weds character, plot and language all in one harmonious marriage Austen s plotting is so very precise here It s an absolute pleasure to behold The timing is impeccable and there is very little, if any, fat in the prose to slow it down Finding new clues to future plot twists and turns with each reread has reached the level of a sport for me now They say, write what you know Austen k [...]

  • While I m working on my final review of Pride and Prejudice below review is under construction please wear hard hats when reading , let s continue the discussion of PP movies with the ladies Part II Elizabeth Bennet actresses.First, Greer Garson from the 1940 movie no, for two big reasons 1 Asone website points out, Garson s Elizabeth Bennet was smirking, empty headed and flirtatious where Ehle s was smirking, strong and intelligent Hah 2 Hoop skirts Hoop Skirts A thousand times no This movie al [...]

  • This was actually a reread for me, I just didn t actively use GR when I read it before Man I really love Jane Austen I still don t think this has topped Sense Sensibility as my favorite, but it s still so GOOD I think the book does a better job of portraying Darcy in a different light than the 2005 movie, you can actually see his affections changing through some dialogue that isn t in that movie, and you can also see a bit of the fault of Elizabeth for her prejudiced thoughts against him It hel [...]

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