Sense and Sensibility

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Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
Автор
Джейн Остен
Год выпуска
2007
Издательство
Wordsworth Editions Limited
Страниц
320
Наличие
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"Young women who have no economic or political power must attend to the serious business of contriving material security". Jane Austen's sardonic humour lays bare the stratagems, the hypocrisy and the poignancy inherent in the struggle of two very different sisters to achieve respectability. "Sense and Sensibility" is a delightful comedy of manners in which the sisters Elinor and Marianne represent these two qualities. Elinor's character is one of Augustan detachment, while Marianne, a fervent disciple of the Romantic Age, learns to curb her passionate nature in the interests of survival. This book, the first of Austen's novels to be published, remains as fresh a cautionary tale today as it every was.