Northanger Abbey [Special Illustrated Edition] [Annotated with Literary History And Criticism ] [Free Audio Links]

Northanger Abbey [Special Illustrated Edition] [Annotated with Literary History And Criticism ] [Free Audio Links]


Northanger Abbey used to be the 1st of Jane Austen's novels to be accomplished for booklet, notwithstanding she had formerly made a begin on feel and Sensibility and delight and Prejudice. in response to Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it used to be first referred to as) used to be written nearly in the course of 1798–99. It used to be revised via Austen for the clicking in 1803, and bought within the similar yr for £10 to a London bookseller, Crosby & Co., who made up our minds opposed to publishing. In 1817, the bookseller used to be content material to promote it again to the novelist's brother, Henry Austen, for the precise sum — £10 — that he had paid for it in the beginning, no longer figuring out that the author was once by way of then the writer of 4 well known novels. the unconventional used to be additional revised prior to being introduced out posthumously in overdue December 1817 (1818 given at the title-page), because the first volumes of a four-volume set with Persuasion.

[Adaptations]

Film, television or theatrical adaptations

The A&E community and the BBC published the tv edition Northanger Abbey in 1986.
An variation of Northanger Abbey with screenplay by means of Andrew Davies, was once proven on ITV on 25 March 2007 as a part of their "Jane Austen Season". This version aired on PBS within the usa as a part of the "Complete Jane Austen" on Masterpiece vintage in January 2008.
"Pup Fiction" – an episode of Wishbone that includes the plot and characters of Austen's Northanger Abbey.

Literature

In 2012, it was once introduced that HarperCollins had employed Scottish crime author Val McDermid to evolve Northanger Abbey for a contemporary viewers, as a suspenseful youngster mystery. McDermid acknowledged of the venture, "At its middle it is a teenager novel, and a satire - that is anything which inserts very well with modern fiction. and you may feel a shiver of worry relocating via it. i'll be retaining the suspense – i understand how to maintain the reader at the fringe of their seat. i feel Jane Austen builds suspense good in a few areas, yet she squanders it, and she or he will get to the endgame too fast. So i'll be engaged on these things."

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