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Northanger Abbey Jane Austen s first novel published posthumously in tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature innocence and sometime self delusion Though Austen s fallible heroine i

  • Title: Northanger Abbey
  • Author: Jane Austen P.D. James
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  • Page: 103
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Northanger Abbey By Jane Austen P.D. James, Jane Austen s first novel published posthumously in 1818 tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self delusion Though Austen s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning womJane Austen s first novel published posthumously in 1818 tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self delusion Though Austen s fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning woman who learns truths about love, life, and the heady power of literature The satirical novel pokes fun at the gothic novel while earnestly emphasizing caution to the female sex.This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    1. Will I ever give a Jane Austen book less than 5 stars Doesn t look like it This is the second time I ve read this book and I enjoyed it even than I did the first time Mr Tilney is still the most hilarious flirt and I love how Catherine has a crush on him from the beginning, as I found that far relatable than the accidentally falling in love trope that is in many of Austen s other works I m not exactly sure what made this reading experience so fantastic Probably the fact that the faux Gothic st [...]

    2. I have a confession to make.Secretly, I much prefer Northanger Abbey and Mansfield Park to anything else written by Jane Austen, even Pride and Prejudice, which we re all supposed to claim as our favorite because it is one of the Greatest Books Ever Written In the English Language I don t DISLIKE Pride and Prejudice, but I just don t think it stands up to this one I m sorry, but it s true Northanger Abbey feels like two very different stories that eventually merge into one at the end the story o [...]

    3. Jane Austen s novels are just about romance and na ve women There just another telling of boy meets girl in an uninspiring way with a few social issues thrown in Well, ashamed as I am to admit it, that is what I used to believe in my woefully idiotic ignorance How foolish of me Now that I ve actually bothered to read one of her novels, because I had to for university purposes, I realise how stupid I was to actually think this Jane Austen is one of, if not the, best novelists of all time If you d [...]

    4. It is only a novel or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour, are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language Well, I guess Jane Austen wrote my review of her novel in her novel That s a bit annoying, as I can t compete with her wit of course But even annoying is the fact that I wrote my own imaginary review i [...]

    5. I don t even know what to say This book was such a flippin blast.emmareadstoomuch.wordpressOkay, that s a little bit of a lie I know the most important thing I have to say First and foremost I M IN LOVE WITH HENRY TILNEY FUNNY, smart, handsome, owns a cute house, and dare I saywoke He s the best But let me backtrack a bit.Northanger Abbey is Austen s satire, and she pokes fun at gothic horror books by having her heroine, Catherine, believe she s essentially in one AND SO MUCH GOOD COMES OUT OF T [...]

    6. A charming early Austen novel filled with overt criticism of Mrs Radcliffe and implied criticism of Fanny Burney but this is very gentle criticism indeed, since young Jane is obviously a huge fan of both writers Her heroine Catharine Morland is a charming naif in the Evelina mode perhaps just a little too naive, and therein lies some of the criticism who is fascinated by all things gothic and therefore misinterprets much of what she sees, manufacturing the sinister in a score of places and yet [...]

    7. A creepy mansionDark and stormy nights and Jane Austen just having fun with us Now I must give one smirk, and then we may be rational again Seventeen year old Catherine Morland, as innocent and na ve a heroine as Austen ever created, with no particular distinguishing characteristics except goodhearted sincerity and an overfondness for Gothic novels, is invited to stay in Bath for several weeks with kindly and wealthy neighbors She meets a new bestie, Isabella as well as Henry Tilney, a guy who s [...]

    8. Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcenter I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP it is not being reprinted here illegally The CCLaP 100 In which I read for the first time a hundred so called classics, then write reports on whether or not they deserve the label.Book 24 Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen 1818 The story in a nutshell Although not published until after her death in 1818 but on that in a bit , Northanger Abbey was actua [...]

    9. I have no idea how to rate this book, because there wasn t anything in particular that I disliked, but also nothing that I enjoyed I ve come to the conclusion that Austen just isn t for me, because I never find myself even remotely interested in what s going on, and I find her novels to be quite dull.but that s just me.I have nothing negative to say about Austen or her books, but unfortunately I don t find myself able to enjoy them.c est la vie

    10. Catherine Morland , is your typical seventeen year old girl, of the turn of the century 19th, that is She reads too much, an illness that is sadly terminal Gothic books are her passion and the rage of the era Any ancient home, that is eerie , ominous or sinister, the young lady would enjoy seeing, if there were any in the area She lives in a quiet English village, too quiet , where everyone knows each other, which keeps the populous from misadventures Her parents have ten children, and surprisin [...]

    11. NOVELS.Let us leave it to the Reviewers to abuse such effusions of fancy at their leisure, and over every new novel to talk in threadbare strains of the trash with which the press now groans Let us not desert one another, we are an injured body Although our productions have afforded extensive and unaffected pleasure than those of any other literary corporation in the world, no species of composition has been so much decried From pride, ignorance, or fashion, our foes are almost as many as our r [...]

    12. Northanger Abbey is the shortest of Jane Austen s six major novels, and has a special place in many readers hearts In many ways it is not the tightly constructed witty sort of story we expect from this author, yet its spontaneity and rough edges prove to be part of its charm Started when she was very young, it should perhaps properly be classed as part of her juvenilia What lifts it above the other earlier works, however, is the skill she demonstrates for writing a parody of all the gothic roma [...]

    13. 4 Stars I buddy read this with Maureen from Maureen Keavy and it was so much fun I wasn t originally planning on reading it this week, but it just ended up happening I listened to the audiobook for this, and I recommend it wholeheartedly This book was witty, sarcastic, so much fun, and I just really enjoyed Catherine s character The first half of the book was my favorite because of how drama filled it was The second half was good as well, but I felt like I was missing something I wanted dialogu [...]

    14. This book was amazing and very cleverly written I ve now read 4 out of Jane Austen s 6 novels, and so far this is my favourite This is a story about Catherine who is a very plain and dull girl However, in this book, she goes on a journey first to Bath, later to Northanger Abbey where she encounters new characters and establish new connections I must admit that during the first half of the novel, I was anxious to get to the scary and creepy part which I had been told was part of this Victorian no [...]

    15. This is one of the lesser regarded Austens It has nowhere near the fan club that the Holy Trinity of Austen Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Sense and Sensibility has It s one of her first books and it s true, the prose and development of characters is not as mature The book is of a homage satire of Gothic lit, mixed with the comedy of manners style that she would be famous for later.But I LOVE this book Seriously, this book is so wonderful The voice on this book In later books, Jane Austen temper [...]

    16. Having read both Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion I was a little surprised by this one The first thing that surprised me was that the heroine is basically as thick as they come I would have said that Austen is the sort of writer who creates the sort of main female characters that men are rather likely to fall in love with I mean, I know women who go all weak at the knees over Mr Darcy, but when compared to Lizzy he is merely a sad shadow.All the same, Catherine is hardly what I would have thou [...]

    17. This book was a delight I hadn t read it in than a decade, and decided to pick it up again for a few reasons First, I recently had the good fortune to visit Bath, and much of this novel is set in that lovely English city second, I had just read Henry James The Turn of the Screw, which is a ghost story, and I was eager to revisit this early Austen work that played with Gothic themes third, and perhaps most importantly, I just like reading Jane Austen novels.A quick plot summary Catherine Morland [...]

    18. This is my very first romance novel, and I have to say that I m not that entertained It s not because guys shouldn t read romance, but because I just don t like reading romance novels I m confident about my masculinity, so reading romance novels shouldn t be a problem for me, but I didn t enjoy this, so reading romance is not going to happen very often This is my very first Austen novel My main 2015 reading goal would be to read classics I saw this lying around in my shelf, and considering it s [...]

    19. It s been some time since Jane and I communed The reason the only major works of hers that I ve yet to read are Northanger Abbey and Mansfield Park, my least favorites based on their film adaptations If your first encounters with the Austen adaptations include all of the BBC s remastered collection from the early 2000s, then consider yourself fortunate Before then, many of us Austenites we re left to scour through various adaptations and hope for the best.My first encounter with Northanger Abbey [...]

    20. This was such a great first classic for the year The society and the play with a Gothic setting was so fun and the characters had such defined personalities It was quite a low key romance, which I enjoyed, as Catherine did get sad when Henry disappeared for a bit, but it s not like she stopped going to the theatre and hanging out with her best friends Friendship is valued in this book way than love is, and that was a nice change Also, Eleanor may have been my favourite like Charlotte from PP , [...]

    21. Reread I read it in this edition book show 5Especially when compared to, say, Mansfield Park, which I also reread recently, this is a minor work But still there is much to contemplate here the lack of and need for good education for females that being taught how to think helps overcome this lack the elements of this early work showing us what Austen s fiction is not like If all that makes this short novel sound didactic, I ve misled you Humor abounds in this story of an inexperienced young woman [...]

    22. When a young lady is by whatever means introduced into a dwelling of this kind, she is always lodged apart from the rest of the family While they snugly repair to their own end of the house, she is formally conducted by Dorothy, the ancient housekeeper, up a different staircase, and along many gloomy passages, into an apartment never used since some cousin or kin died in it about twenty years before Can you stand such a ceremony as this Will not your mind misgive you when you find yourself in th [...]

    23. Probably even a 4.5 for me I really really enjoyed this book SO MUCH The satire in it cracked me up, especially at the beginning, and I really loved Catherine as a protagonist There definitely wasn t as much action drama as other novels from this time period I ve read but I mean, it is satire but regardless, still wonderful.

    24. And if you would stand by yours, you would not be much distressed by the disappointment of Miss Thorpe But your mind is warped by an innate principle of general integrity, and therefore not accessible to the cool reasonings of family partiality, or a desire of revenge.I scroll past reviews that start along the lines of I usually don t read ______ , but even a swift passing by doesn t prevent me from noticing how often Young Adult is the intended target for this hierarchy of contempt Cutting off [...]

    25. I think it s time for me to make another Austen Confession Pride and Prejudice isn t my favourite Austen novel, and in fact, is rapidly going down the list Now don t be alarmed, my order of Austen novels in terms of preference always changes, my top favourite varies from day to day, and I DO LIKE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE feeling the need to yell before one of the Janeites puts words in my mouth and tells me I don t like it , but I have often felt that I liked it as much as I do mainly because it s so [...]

    26. Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen 1985 1363 348 1372 288 1372 1388 320 9789648007466 19 1379 280 9646581498 1389 255 1392 9786001760181 1387 280 9789643129934 1388 1392 1803 1816 1817 1818 .

    27. Fam lia MorlandDo pai cl rigo, quase n o se ouviu falar Da m e tamb m n o Mas s o boa gente e tiveram dez filhos De entre esta catrefada, o destaque vai para Catherine Morland a nossa hero na cresceu como uma maria rapaz, feiazinha e desajeitada, mas fez se uma linda jovem, um tanto ing nua e sonhadora, com uma imagina o fantasiosa, mas com um cora o de ouro James Morland um doce de irm o, e ainda maior do ura para as jovens casadoiras Partilha com a mana a mesma ingenuidade e brandura Fam lia T [...]

    28. Northanger Abbey is by far the most lighthearted and charming book of Austen s I haven t read it in a while and was inspired to reread it after watching the latest PBS movie adaptation Not overburdened with tragedies and misery, this witty satire on popular at the time gothic novels, was a pleasure to read Definitely written when Austen was still optimistic about love and life.

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