Pride and prejudice: the volumes

Title page from the first edition of the first...

Title page from the First Edition (Public domain. Courtesy: Wikipedia)

For the first half or so of 2012, JASACT plans to focus on Pride and prejudice and will commence by spending the first three meetings of the year discussing it volume by volume as we have done in previous years for Mansfield Park and Sense and sensibility. As not all modern editions present the book with in the three-volume arrangement, here is a guide to the original volume structure:

  • Volume 1: Chapters 1-23
  • Volume 2: Chapters 24-42
  • Volume 3: Chapters 43-61

And here are two sites that provide the original publication structure – as well as e-texts of the novel and other interesting Jane Austen info:

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