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Cover of: Emma by Jane Austen
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Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters. Before she began the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no one but myself will much like." In the very first sentence she introduces the title character as "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich." Emma, however, is also rather spoiled, headstrong, and self-satisfied; she greatly overestimates her own matchmaking abilities; she is blind to the dangers of meddling in other people's lives; and her imagination and perceptions often lead her astray.

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Publisher unknown
Emma
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1816, Printed for John Murray
Emma
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1882, Richard Bentley
Emma
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1899, G.N. Morang
Emma
Microform
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1899, G.N. Morang
Emma
Microform
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1906, J.M Dent
Emma
in English
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1916, Dent
Emma
in English
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1926, Clarendon Press
Emma.
in English - 2nd ed.
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1933, Oxford University Press
Emma.
in English
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1959, Dell
Emma
in English
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April 1, 1964, Signet Classics
Emma (Signet Classics)
in English
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December 1964, Tuttle Publishing
Emma (Everyman Classics)
in English
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August 30, 1966, Penguin Classics
Emma (Penguin Classics)
in English
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1980, Het Spectrum
Emma
Hardcover in Dutch
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January 1, 1984, Bantam Classics
Emma (Bantam Classics)
Mass Market Paperback in English
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March 1985, Charnwood
Emma (Jane Austen Collection)
Hardcover in English - Lrg edition
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November 1986, Dh Audio
Emma
Hardcover - Bk&Cassett edition
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September 1987, Audio Book Contractors
Emma (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
Audio Cassette in English
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December 31, 1990, Ward Lock Educational Co Ltd
Emma (Compact English Classics)
Paperback - School Ed edition
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January 1990, John Curley & Assoc
Emma (Cover to Cover Audio Books)
Audio Cassette
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June 6, 1994, BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Emma (BBC Radio Collection)
Unknown Binding - Abridged Ed edition
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September 1, 1995, Penguin Audio
Emma (Penguin Classics)
in English
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September 1, 1996, Unabridged Library Edition
Emma (Bookcassette Classic Collection)
Audio cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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April 1, 1996, Signet Classics
Emma (Signet Classics)
in English
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September 1, 1997, Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Emma (Wordsworth Classics)
Paperback in English
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January 1, 1997, LGF
Emma
Mass Market Paperback
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May 1, 1997, Penguin Classics
Emma (Penguin Classics)
in English
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1998, Longman
Emma.
in English
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October 1999, Tandem Library
Emma (Signet Classics)
School & Library Binding in English
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July 1999, Konemann
Emma (Konemann Classics)
Hardcover in English
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2000, Random House Publishing Group
Emma
E-book in English
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April 2, 2001, BBC Audiobooks
Emma (BBC Classic Collection)
Audio cassette
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2003, Broadview Press
Emma
in English
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2004, NuVision Publications
Emma
eBook in English
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2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
Emma
eBook in English
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June 3, 2004, Penguin Books Ltd
Emma (Penguin Summer Classics)
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October 21, 2004, Barnes & Noble Classics
Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Hardcover in English
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April 15, 2004, Barnes & Noble Classics
Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Mass Market Paperback in English
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December 25, 2004, Barnes & Noble Classics
Emma (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Paperback in English
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2005, eBooksLib
Emma
E-book in English
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September 25, 2005, Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged Lib Ed
Emma (The Classic Collection)
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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September 25, 2005, Brilliance Audio on CD Unabridged
Emma (The Classic Collection)
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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May 24, 2005, Pocket
Emma (Enriched Classics)
Mass Market Paperback in English
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May 28, 2006, The Audio Partners, Cover to Cover
Emma (Cover to Cover Classics)
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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July 17, 2006, Echo Library
Emma (Large Print)
Paperback in English - Lrg edition
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April 6, 2006, Penguin
Emma
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2006, 1st World Library
Emma
E-book in English
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July 17, 2006, Echo Library
Emma (Clear Print)
Paperback in English
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January 1, 2006, Pomona Press
Emma
Paperback in English
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January 25, 2007, Penguin Books Ltd
Emma (Penguin Popular Classics)
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September 4, 2007, Vintage
Emma (Vintage Classics)
Paperback in English
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October 25, 2007, Oneworld Classics
Emma (Oneworld Classics)
Paperback in English - New edition
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September 4, 2007, Vintage
Emma (Vintage Classics)
Paperback in English
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September 4, 2007, Vintage
Emma (Vintage Classics)
Paperback in English
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September 25, 2007, Random House UK
Emma (Vintage Classics)
Paperback in English
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2009, The Floating Press
Emma
E-book in English
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October 13, 2009, BBC Books
Emma
Paperback
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2010, Ebury Publishing
Emma
Electronic resource in English

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