The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume III: Mansfield Park

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Adopted into the household of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, Fanny Price grows up a meek outsider among her cousins in the unaccustomed elegance of Mansfield Park. Soon after Sir Thomas absents himself on estate business in Antigua (the family's investment in slavery and sugar is considered in the Introduction in a new, post-colonial light), Mary Crawford and her brother Henry arrive at Mansfield, bringing with them London glamour, and the seductive taste for flirtation and theatre that precipitates a crisis. While ...

The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume III: Mansfield Park 1988, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780192547033

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