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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (ebook)

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (ebook)
  • #: 119096
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2009-07-24
  • Current Version: 3.0
  • 3.0
  • Size: 0.50 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: CHS Systems, LLC
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © 2009 CHS Systems
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Pride and Prejudice, first published on 28 January 1813, is one of Jane Austen's novels, and is her second published novel. Its manuscript was initially written between 1796 and 1797 in Steventon, Hampshire, where Austen lived in the rectory. Called First Impressions, it was never published under that title, and following revisions it was retitled Pride and Prejudice.

The novel was originally titled First Impressions by Jane Austen, and was written between October 1796 and August 1797. Austen's father wrote to London bookseller Thomas Cadell on November 1, 1797, offering it for publication, but it was rejected unseen by return of post. The unpublished manuscript remained with Austen, and it was not until 1811 that the first of her novels would be published, Sense and Sensibility.

Buoyed by the release of her first published novel, Austen revised the manuscript for First Impressions, probably between 1811-12. She renamed the story Pride and Prejudice, an "apparent cliché" of the times. In renaming the novel, Austen probably had in mind the "sufferings and oppositions" summarized in the final chapter of Fanny Burney's Cecilia, called "Pride and Prejudice", where the phrase appears three times in block capitals. It is possible that the novel's original title was altered to avoid confusion with other works. In the years between the completion of First Impressions and its revision into Pride and Prejudice, two other works had been published under that name: a novel by Margaret Holford and a comedy by Horace Smith.

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