Persuasion

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Jane Austen's final novel is the story of Anne Elliot, a woman who gets a second chance. As a teenager she becomes engaged to a man who seems perfect for her, Frederick Wentworth. But she is persuaded to break the engagement off by her friend Lady Russell, who believes that he is too poor to be a suitable match. The episode plunges Anne into a period of bleak disappointment. Eight years later, Frederick returns from the Napoleonic Wars flushed with success. Anne's circumstances have also changed; her father's spendthrift ways mean he has been forced to lease the family home to a naval family. Will Anne and Frederick rediscover their love? Can their changed fortunes inhibit their feelings? Persuasion is a story of self-knowledge and personal regeneration, of social change and emotional politics. It is Austen's most mature work, and also her most wickedly satirical.
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subject_facet Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Adaptations, Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817. -- Persuasion, Betrothal -- England -- Fiction, Courtship -- England -- Fiction, Courtship -- Fiction, Dysfunctional families -- Fiction, Electronic books, Elliot, Anne -- (Fictitious character), -- 1787- -- Drama, Elliot, Anne -- (Fictitious character), -- 1787- -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Drama, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, England, -- setting, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, First loves -- Drama, First loves -- Fiction, Humorous fiction, Influence (Psychology) -- Fiction, Love stories, Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, Melodrama, Motherless families -- England -- Fiction, Motherless families -- Fiction, Nineteenth century, -- setting, Psychological fiction, Regency fiction, Rejection (Psychology) -- Drama, Rejection (Psychology) -- Fiction, Romance fiction, Ship captains -- Drama, Ship captains -- Fiction, Sisters -- England -- Fiction, Television movies, Young women -- England -- Drama, Young women -- England -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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title_full Persuasion / Jane Austen ; with an introduction and notes by Susan Ostrov Weisser, Persuasion / Jane Austen ; with illustrations by Hugh Thomson ; with an afterword by Henry Hitchings, Persuasion [electronic resource] / Jane Austen, Persuasion [electronic resource] Austen, Jane, 1775-1817., Persuasion [electronic resource] Austen, Jane.
title_short Persuasion
topic_facet Austen, Jane, Betrothal, Courtship, Dysfunctional families, Electronic books, Elliot, Anne, Fathers and daughters, Female friendship, First loves, Influence (Psychology), Man-woman relationships, Mate selection, Motherless families, Nineteenth century, Rejection (Psychology), Ship captains, Sisters, Social life and customs, Young women