Northanger Abbey

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Authors : Jane Austen ISBN : 9788836008667 Subscription magazine School subject : English Publisher : Hoepli License duration (days) :
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    Book weight 78.2 MB
  • pagine
    Book pages 114
  • risorse
    Extra resources 53
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    Liquid text No

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Seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is the story’s unlikely heroine. Gothic novels help her to escape from her ordinary life in the countryside. During a short holiday in Bath with some family’s friends she falls in love with Henry Tilney. Invited to visit Northanger Abbey, Henry’s estate, her obsession for Gothic novels and her tendency to confuse fiction and reality cause her several problems which will make her progress to maturity and self-knowledge. With this novel, Jane Austen parodies the improbabilities of Gothic fiction and criticizes its influence on women readers. The text includes a variety of activities for the four skills and dossiers to discover more about cultural and historical aspects and Mp3 files.