Northanger Abbey was once the 1st of Jane Austen's novels to be accomplished for e-book, even though she had formerly made a begin on feel and Sensibility and delight and Prejudice. based on Cassandra Austen's Memorandum, Susan (as it used to be first referred to as) used to be written nearly in the course of 1798–99. It was once revised by means of Austen for the clicking in 1803, and bought within the comparable 12 months for £10 to a London bookseller, Crosby & Co., who determined opposed to publishing. In 1817, the bookseller was once content material to promote it again to the novelist's brother, Henry Austen, for the precise sum — £10 — that he had paid for it before everything, now not understanding that the author used to be by way of then the writer of 4 renowned novels. the radical was once extra revised earlier than being introduced out posthumously in overdue December 1817 (1818 given at the title-page), because the first volumes of a four-volume set with Persuasion.
Film, television or theatrical adaptations
The A&E community and the BBC published the tv edition Northanger Abbey in 1986.
An edition of Northanger Abbey with screenplay through Andrew Davies, used to be proven on ITV on 25 March 2007 as a part of their "Jane Austen Season". This model aired on PBS within the usa as a part of the "Complete Jane Austen" on Masterpiece vintage in January 2008.
"Pup Fiction" – an episode of Wishbone that includes the plot and characters of Austen's Northanger Abbey.
In 2012, it was once introduced that HarperCollins had employed Scottish crime author Val McDermid to conform Northanger Abbey for a latest viewers, as a suspenseful teenager mystery. McDermid stated of the venture, "At its middle it is a youngster novel, and a satire - that is anything which inserts rather well with modern fiction. and you'll feel a shiver of worry relocating via it. i'll be preserving the suspense – i understand how to maintain the reader at the fringe of their seat. i believe Jane Austen builds suspense good in a few areas, yet she squanders it, and he or she will get to the endgame too fast. So i'll be engaged on these things."
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