Description : Emma Woodhouse is sure she'll never marry, and she's proud of it. However, that doesn't stop her from considering herself the village matchmaker. Though her friend, Harriet Smith, is already in love with a man who loves her back, Emma is positive she can find Harriet a better match. Through a set of embarrassing mishaps, unrequited love, and a secret relationship, Emma may find that her matchmaking skills need a little work. And, just maybe, there is someone on the horizon for her after all. Originally published in 1816 in the UK, this unabridged version of Jane Austen's classic comedy of manners illustrates the hazards of messing with others' relationships.
Description : A timeless coming-of-age story follows the adventures of the self-assured and accomplished Emma, a twenty-one-year-old girl of privilege who believes she is immune to romance and has several chaotic and often humorous experiences. Reissue.
Description : In her reign as queen, Emma both helped Kamehameha IV prevent the extinction of the Hawaiian people during the end of colonial rule and dedicated much of her philanthropic efforts to Hawai'i's education and health care.
Description : 'Emma', a comedy of razor-sharp analysis of the English class system, is widely regarded as Jane Austen's most perfectly constructed novel. This text not only analyses her work, but also the social and historical contexts in which they were written.
Description : "Pledging never to marry, the mischievous Emma Woodhouse is nevertheless the "matchmaker of Highbury." Her newest project, Harriet Smith, has already received a proposal, but Emma insists she marry the eligible vicar Mr. Elton, while, an older family friend, Mr. Knightley, warns her to give up matchmaking. When Emma discovers Mr. Elton is more interested in her, she is forced to fend him off and find another suitor for Harriet. Highbury welcomes two new guests, a mysterious Jane Fairfax and the charming Frank Churchill, and Emma finds herself falling just a little in love with him. Ultimately, she decides that Frank is better suited to Harriet, but when she suggests the match, Emma is astonished to discover that Harriet has fallen for Mr. Knightley. A horrified Emma suddenly realizes she has always been in love with Mr. Knightley. In the end, all is set right as Frank reveals his secret engagement to Jane, Harriet receives a second offer from her first beau, and Mr. Knightley proposes to the deliriously happy Emma."--P  of cover.
Description : Emma Hamilton (1765-1815) epitomized the classic tale of an eighteenth century woman's rise from poverty to fame and riches using nothing butbeauty and feminine guile
Description : Presents critical essays that discuss the language, characters, plot, and major themes of the author's novel of manners about courtship in the English countryside.