The Resource Emma

Emma

Label
Emma
Title
Emma
Statement of responsibility
Jane Austen
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This special edition of Emma includes the famous illustrations by Charles Edmond Brock, created in 1898. Brock and his brothers were all successful illustrators of the day and often posed for each other using costumes, props and furniture in their Cambridge studio. Brock's younger brother, Henry, also illustrated Austen's books and joined him in illustrating other Austen releases for this set of 1898 editions. In conceiving Emma Woodhouse, Jane Austen set out to create a heroine "whom no-one but myself will much like." A naive and spoiled young lady, she is at the pinnacle of local society and lives with her doddering father. Her neighbor Mr. Knightley is the hero of the tale. Ten years her senior, he sees Emma's faults, and delights in pointing them out to her. Emma, as an heiress, has no need to marry, but she feels strongly that her less fortunate friends must certainly do so, and she is tireless in promoting the best interests of those she holds dear. Her first project is her new friend Harriet Smith, a young lady of unknown parentage, but sweet disposition. After thoroughly disrupting a match between Harriet and a handsome young local farmer, Emma pushes Harriet to aim for the vicar, who himself has his eye on Emma. By the time that misunderstanding is untangled, Emma has Mr. Knightley thoroughly disapproving of her. Against the backdrop of Highbury society, Emma is a charming tale of a young woman coming of age, learning to mind her own business, and discovering her own heart resides with the strong, steadfast gentleman next door
Member of
Summary
Emma is young, rich and independent. She has decided not to get married and instead spends her time organising her acquaintances' love affairs. Her plans for the matrimonial success of her new friend Harriet, however, lead her into complications that ultimately test her own detachment from the world of romance
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013524
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1775-1817
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Austen, Jane
Dewey number
823/.7
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1870-1938,
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brock, C. E.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Emma
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11958407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402256790
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11958407
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11958407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Emma
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11958407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402256790
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11958407
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11958407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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