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She wished she might be able to keep him from an absolute declaration. That would be so very painful a conclusion of their present acquaintance! and yet, she could not help rather anticipating something decisive. She felt as if the spring would not pass without bringing a crisis, an event, a something to alter her present composed and tranquil state. Beautiful, clever, and rich, Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her single life and sees no need for neither love or nor marriage. However, nothing delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend, Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protégée, Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected. Emma (Seasons Edition--Spring) is one of three titles available in March 2021. The spring season also will include The Secret Garden and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.Show more
Orgullo y prejuicio (en inglés, Pride and Prejudice), publicada por primera vez el 28 de enero de 1813 como una obra anónima, es la más famosa de las novelas de Jane Austen y una de las primeras comedias románticas en la historia de la novela. Su primera frase es, además, una de las más famosas en la literatura inglesa: 'Es una verdad mundialmente reconocida que un hombre soltero, poseedor de una gran fortuna, necesita una esposa'. Es una novela de desarrollo personal, en la que las dos figuras principales, Elizabeth Bennet y Fitzwilliam Darcy, cada uno a su manera y, no obstante, de forma muy parecida, deben madurar para superar algunas crisis y aprender de sus errores para poder encarar el futuro en común, superando el orgullo de clase de Darcy y los prejuicios de Elizabeth hacia él. Es una de las obras más conocidas de la literatura inglesa, gracias a innumerables ediciones y algunas películas (como Orgullo y prejuicio, 2005), reescrita incluso en forma de un musical de Broadway (1959).Show more
Esta versión del audiolibro Sentido y sensibilidad es la más barata que también tiene audio de calidad superior. Nosotros editamos el audio para su placer. Usamos procesos de la computadora y trabajo manual para crear una experiencia buena de volumen y calidad sin ruidos malos. ¡Es nuestro distinto placer presentarle nuestra versión de Sentido y sensibilidad por Jane Austen, narrado por Vanesa Amezquita!Show more
In this BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of one of Jane Austen's most beloved works, the devoted Dashwood sisters are forced by tragic circumstances to set about the delicate task of finding suitable husbands... John Willoughby quickly and seemingly irreversibly captures Marianne's heart. Her sister Elinor finds few suitors, and even fewer reasons to open up in a society fuelled by social status... Published over 200 years ago, Sense and Sensibility remains one of the British nation's favourite novels. Among the star cast in this radio production are Amanda Hale, Olivia Hallinan, Deborah McAndrew, and Blake Ritson. This title is part of the BBC's Jane Austen collection. © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (p) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
In this BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of one of Jane Austen's most beloved works, Catherine Morland's overactive imagination makes her life more complicated than she would have wished... Catherine is obsessed with Gothic novels, often getting swept up by her taste for the dramatic and tragic. Did Mrs Tilney really die nine years previously, or has she been murdered or imprisoned in her chambers this whole time? Meanwhile she is torn between two suitors, the handsome and clever Henry Tilney and the arrogant John Thorpe.... Published over 200 years ago, Northanger Abbey remains one of the British nation's favourite novels. Among the star cast in this radio production are Amanda Root, David Harewood, Julia McKenzie, and Jenny Agutter. This title is part of the BBC's Jane Austen collection. © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (p) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
In this BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of Jane Austen's last fully completed novel, Anne Elliot gets a second chance at love... Anne was persuaded out of an engagement with the not-yet wealthy Captain Wentworth. The Elliot family are now close to financial ruin and are forced to rent out their family home, while Captain Wentworth has returned after making his fortune at sea. How the tables have turned... Published over 200 years ago, Persuasion remains one of the British nation's favourite novels. Among the star cast in this radio production are Juliet Stevenson, Tim Brierley, Sorcha Cusack, and Roger Hume. This title is part of the BBC's Jane Austen collection. © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (p) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
In this BBC radio full-cast dramatisation, Jane Austen introduces us to the handsome, clever and very flawed Emma Wodehouse. While she is perfectly content with her life and has no interest in love or marriage for herself, she enjoys nothing more than matchmaking those around her. Mr Knightly tries to talk Emma Woodhouse out of this but when she pushes on anyway, her life, and the lives of the friends around her, are irreversibly changed... Published over 200 years ago, Emma remains one of the British nation's favourite novels. Among the star cast in this radio production are Eve Best, Norman Rodway, Robert Bathurst, and Marcia Warren. This title is part of the BBC's Jane Austen collection. © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (p) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
La última y conmovedora novela de Jane Austen, publicada póstumamente en 1818 Persuasión narra la historia de una mujer madura, sensible y menospreciada, que años después de dejarse persuadir para rechazar al hombre que amaba, lo ve reaparecer en su vida, rico y honorable pero aún despechado. Quizá por primera vez en la historia de la novela, la mujer debe luchar para que el amor le conceda una segunda oportunidad. Esta obra de madurez está considerada una de las novelas más oscuras de Jane Austen, y es sin duda la más crítica con la sociedad de suépoca. La presente edición incorpora una detallada cronología de la autora. Asimismo, cuenta con una magnífica introducción de la crítica y académica Gilliam Beer, especialista en el campo de la novela victoriana y doctora honoris causa en literatura por las universidades de Oxford y Harvard. «Obligada a conducirse prudentemente en su juventud, con la edad se volvía cada vez más romántica: esa era la consecuencia lógica de su iniciación antinatural.»Show more
BBC Audio presents Lady Susan, Jane Austen's early novel not published until after her death. Widowed Lady Susan is an outrageous flirt and a dreadful mother, constantly controlling and embarrassing the people around her. When Lady Susan remarries, she attempts to push her daughter into a bleak marriage with a man she despises. Deceit slowly spreads through a series of letters exchanged between Lady Susan, her daughter, friends, family and arch enemies. Will the truth be unravelled in time? Starring Imelda Staunton, Alicia Johnson and Maggie Steed. © 2020 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (p) 2020 BBC Studios Distribution LtdShow more
Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel of manners written by Jane Austen in 1813. The novel follows the character development of Elizabeth Bennet, the dynamic protagonist of the book who learns about the repercussions of hasty judgments and comes to appreciate the difference between superficial goodness and actual goodness. Its humour lies in its honest depiction of manners, education, marriage, and money during the Regency era in Great Britain. Jane Austen (1775 - 1817)Show more
Delve into the romanticism and imagination of Jane Austen in this collection of Austen’s greatest novels. Covering the span of her career, these five novels are just as charming now as they were two centuries ago in their first publications. Sense and Sensibility – Austen’s first novel tells the story of the Dashwood ladies – Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret – as their family is forced to move to a new estate. Elinor and Marianne, the oldest of the trio, come of age in a tumultuous time, and the novel focuses on their romances, tribulations, and relationships with one another as they grow up. Pride and Prejudice – Perhaps the most well-known and beloved of Austen’s novels, Pride and Prejudice is a story of love, redemption, and opening one’s heart and mind to something unknown. Elizabeth Bennet is part of family of girls in pursuit of husbands, but when she is approached by a man she views as prideful, she refuses his advances. Through a story full of comedic and heartbreaking moments, Elizabeth learns to look past prejudice to find something more. Mansfield Park – When Fanny Price is very young, she is sent away to live with her aunt and uncle at Mansfield Park, a large estate filled with all of Fanny’s insufferable cousins and family members. The novel follows her life from childhood to adulthood at Mansfield Park as she grows up surrounded by cruelty and winds up in the middle of the dramatic romantic entanglements her family develops. Emma - Emma Woodhouse has successfully played matchmaker for her friend and discovers that she has a taste for setting up romances. The matchmaking quickly gets out of Emma’s hands, and though she means well, each new connection creates difficulties and confusion. Northanger Abbey - Catherine Moreland is an avid reader, a lover of sports and an imaginative young woman. She loves to read gothic fiction, a romanticized, dark and mysterious genre. As Catherine grows older her imagination begins to get the better of her. Everyday scenarios become romanticized and dramatic, natural deaths become mysterious, and innocent motives are questioned as Catherine fancies herself a character in a Gothic drama. Persuasion - Persuasion follows Anne Elliot, a strong young woman, as she is reacquainted with her once-fiancé Frederick Wentworth. The story follows the duo and their families as they face financial troubles, the strong emotions of jealousy and unrequited affection, and the societal pressures of the age. This is a story of the power of being true to one’s self and the power of love above societal struggles.Show more
Jane Austen’s fourth and funniest novel introduces us to many different characters. We learn about their relationships and love life. Emma Woodhouse is a twenty-year-old girl, whose governess, Miss Tylor, has recently married a Mr Weston. Emma takes credit for their marriage and decides that she is naturally gifted in conjuring love matches. This becomes her new hobby and she starts arranging dates for her acquaintances. Does Emma really have any talent for matchmaking or she cause more unhappiness than she can imagine? Find the answers in Jane Austen’s novel 'Emma' from 1815. B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere. Jane Austen (1775-1817) is one of the most beloved British writers of all time. During her short life she published six novels: 'Sense and Sensibility', 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Mansfield Park', 'Emma', 'Northanger Abbey' and 'Persuasion', all of which are considered literary classics today. Her writing is full of sharp observations on the society in which she evolved, as well as ripe with timeless irony, and a solid dose of humor. She has created immortal characters that have inspired countless authors, novels, and movies such as 'Bridget Jones' and 'Clueless'.Show more
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