From the Introduction:ghet-to n. (Merriam-Webster dictionary) Italian, from Venetian dialect ghèto island where Jews were forced to live; literally, foundry (located on the island), from ghetàr, to cast; from Latin jactare to throw 1: a quarter of a city in which Jews were formerly required to live2: a quarter of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure3a: an isolated group <a geriatric ghetto> b: a situation that resembles ...
This first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world is a sheer delight for Jane Austen fans. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages, including:
• Explanations of historical context
Rules of etiquette, class differences, the position of women, legal and economic realities, leisure activities, and more.
• Citations from Austen’s life, letters, and other writings
Parallels between the novel and Austen’s experience are revealed, along with writings that illuminate ...
A remarkable, intense portrait of the robotic subculture and the challenging quest for robot autonomy.