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AUSTEN, J.: Emma (Unabridged)

Arrogant, self-willed and egotistical, Emma is Jane Austen’s most unusual heroine. Her interfering ways and inveterate matchmaking are at once shocking and comic. She is ‘handsome, clever and rich’ and has ‘a disposition to think too well of herself’. When she decides to introduce the humble Harriet Smith to the delights of genteel society and to find her a suitable husband, she precipitates herself and her immediate circle into a web of misunderstanding and intrigue, from which no-one emerges unchanged. Juliet Stevenson, an incomparable reader, is for many the voice of Jane Austen.



Disc 1

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Volume 1 Chapter 1: Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever... 00:04:03
2.   Play with flash player How was she to bear the change 00:05:58
3.   Play with flash player Mr. Knightley, a sensible man about seven or eight - and - thirty... 00:04:06
4.   Play with flash player Emma turned away her head... 00:05:55
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: Mr. Weston was a native of Highbury... 00:04:40
6.   Play with flash player He had only himself to please in his choice... 00:05:50
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: Mr. Woodhouse was fond of society in his own way 00:03:39
8.   Play with flash player Mrs. Goddard was the mistress of a School... 00:04:58
9.   Play with flash player She was so busy in admiring those soft blue eyes... 00:02:53
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: Harriet Smith’s intimacy at Hartfield was... 00:04:39
11.   Play with flash player With this inspiriting notion, her questions increased... 00:04:05
12.   Play with flash player 'Only four - and - twenty. That is too young... ' 00:03:36
13.   Play with flash player They met Mr. Martin the very next day... 00:05:04
14.   Play with flash player 'I wonder he did not remember the book'... 00:03:40
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: ‘I do not know what your opinion may be, Mrs. Weston.’ 00:03:59
16.   Play with flash player 'Yes,' said he, smiling 00:04:37
17.   Play with flash player 'Very well; I will not plague you any more.' 00:03:29


Disc 2

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: Emma could not feel a doubt... 00:04:53
2.   Play with flash player Harriet was soon back again... 00:04:32
3.   Play with flash player Mr. Elton seemed very properly struck and delighted... 00:03:56
4.   Play with flash player 'You've made her too tall, Emma,' said Mr. Knightley 00:03:41
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: The very day of Mr. Elton's going to London... 00:04:05
6.   Play with flash player 'Oh no, no! The letter had much better be all your own.' 00:04:00
7.   Play with flash player 'Miss Woodhouse, as you will not give me your opinion... ' 00:04:00
8.   Play with flash player Emma assured her there would be no difficulty... 00:04:05
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: Harriet slept at Hartfield that night 00:04:04
10.   Play with flash player 'Indeed! How so Of what sort' 00:04:03
11.   Play with flash player 'You saw her answer! You wrote her answer too.' 00:05:22
12.   Play with flash player It was most convenient to Emma not to make a direct reply... 00:05:14
13.   Play with flash player Emma made no answer and tried to look cheerfully unconcerned... 00:04:06
14.   Play with flash player He had frightened her a little about Mr. Elton... 00:03:02
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: Mr. Knightley might quarrel with her... 00:04:29
16.   Play with flash player The very next day however produced some proof of inspiration 00:04:22
17.   Play with flash player 'Mermaids and sharks! Nonsense! My dear Harriet... ' 00:04:26
18.   Play with flash player 'When Miss Smiths and Mr. Eltons get acquainted... ' 00:03:20
19.   Play with flash player Harriet was too intent on the lines to hear 00:03:43


Disc 3

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Mr. Woodhouse came in, and very soon... 00:04:58
2.   Play with flash player This was too true for contradiction... 00:05:35
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: Though now the middle of December... 00:03:58
4.   Play with flash player 'That is as formidable an image as you could present... ' 00:03:57
5.   Play with flash player They were now approaching the cottage... 00:04:39
6.   Play with flash player Mr. Elton was still talking, still engaged... 00:03:27
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: Mr. Elton must now be left to himself 00:03:35
8.   Play with flash player Mr. John Knightley was a tall, gentleman - like... 00:04:29
9.   Play with flash player 'Just as it should be,' said Mr. John Knightley... 00:05:39
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: Mr. Knightley was to dine with them 00:04:10
11.   Play with flash player The evening was quiet and conversable... 00:05:17
12.   Play with flash player 'Oh! The good Bateses – I am quite ashamed of myself... ' 00:04:09
13.   Play with flash player And she talked in this way so long and successfully... 00:02:46
14.   Play with flash player After an interval of some minutes... 00:04:05
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: There could hardly be a happier creature... 00:03:58
16.   Play with flash player Emma, who was not really at all frightened herself... 00:03:49
17.   Play with flash player After a few minutes of entire silence between them... 00:04:38
18.   Play with flash player Emma did not find herself equal to give the pleased assent... 00:05:58


Disc 4

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: Some change of countenance was necessary... 00:04:00
2.   Play with flash player Now, it so happened that in spite of Emma's resolution... 00:04:52
3.   Play with flash player Emma liked the subject so well... 00:05:36
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: Mr. Woodhouse was soon ready for his tea 00:03:51
5.   Play with flash player She had not time to know how Mr. Elton took the reproof... 00:05:46
6.   Play with flash player The carriages came... 00:04:11
7.   Play with flash player As she thought less of his inebriety... 00:03:11
8.   Play with flash player 'Never madam,' cried he, affronted in his turn... 00:03:21
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: The hair was curled and the maid sent away 00:04:11
10.   Play with flash player But that he should talk of encouragement... 00:04:55
11.   Play with flash player Emma got up on the morrow more disposed for comfort... 00:02:52
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: Mr. and Mrs. John Knightley were not detained long 00:03:15
13.   Play with flash player The confession complete renewed her first shame... 00:04:08
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: Mr. Frank Churchill did not come 00:04:51
15.   Play with flash player 'It is very unfair to judge of any body's conduct... ' 00:05:05
16.   Play with flash player 'We shall never agree about him,' cried Emma... 00:05:28
17.   Play with flash player Volume 2 Chapter 1: Emma and Harriet had been walking... 00:03:23
18.   Play with flash player This she had been prepared for when she entered the house... 00:03:32


Disc 5

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player All this spoken extremely fast... 00:04:33
2.   Play with flash player At this moment, an ingenious and animating suspicion... 00:05:57
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: Jane Fairfax was an orphan 00:04:01
4.   Play with flash player The affection of the whole family... 00:04:40
5.   Play with flash player It was a dislike so little just... 00:03:26
6.   Play with flash player These were charming feelings, but not lasting 00:03:10
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: Emma could not forgive her... 00:04:04
8.   Play with flash player Mr. Knightley looked as if he were more gratified... 00:05:21
9.   Play with flash player 'Mr. Elton going to be married!' said Emma... 00:06:06
10.   Play with flash player Emma, alone with her father, had half her attention wanted... 00:05:22
11.   Play with flash player Very sincerely did Emma wish to do so... 00:03:00
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: Human nature is so well disposed towards those... 00:04:05
13.   Play with flash player The pain of his continued residence in Highbury, however... 00:04:05
14.   Play with flash player Had it been allowable entertainment... 00:02:26
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: Small heart had Harriet for visiting 00:03:49
16.   Play with flash player It was a good scheme; but on driving to the door... 00:04:07
17.   Play with flash player The morning of the interesting day arrived... 00:05:05
18.   Play with flash player He got as near as he could to thanking her... 00:05:47


Disc 6

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player 'You are acquainted with Miss Jane Fairfax... ' 00:01:38
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: The next morning brought Mr. Frank Churchill again 00:05:44
3.   Play with flash player At last he was persuaded to move on from the front of the Crown 00:04:33
4.   Play with flash player 'May I indeed then I will speak the truth... ' 00:04:11
5.   Play with flash player 'There appeared such a perfectly good understanding... ' 00:03:53
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: Emma's very good opinion of Frank Churchill... 00:04:01
7.   Play with flash player Although in one instance the bearers of not good tidings... 00:03:20
8.   Play with flash player It was the arrival of this very invitation... 00:04:14
9.   Play with flash player 'But you would not wish me to come away... ' 00:02:45
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: Frank Churchill came back again 00:04:21
11.   Play with flash player Emma had as much reason to be satisfied... 00:04:29
12.   Play with flash player Miss Woodhouse made the proper acquiescence... 00:04:24
13.   Play with flash player The conversation was here interrupted 00:04:15
14.   Play with flash player They were soon joined by some of the gentlemen... 00:05:14
15.   Play with flash player Before he could return to his chair... 00:05:19
16.   Play with flash player 'But Mr. Knightley does not want to marry.' 00:03:37
17.   Play with flash player They combated the point some time longer in the same way... 00:02:49
18.   Play with flash player Presently Mr. Knightley looked back... 00:04:53
19.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: Emma did not repent her condescension... 00:05:31


Disc 7

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player She looked down the Randalls road 00:04:36
2.   Play with flash player Voices approached the shop... . 00:03:39
3.   Play with flash player 'I declare I cannot recollect what I was talking of... ' 00:04:36
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: The appearance of the little sitting room... 00:04:36
5.   Play with flash player He was very warmly thanked both by mother and daughter... 00:04:12
6.   Play with flash player The listeners were amused... 00:03:40
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: It may be possible to do without dancing... 00:04:43
8.   Play with flash player Mrs. Weston was sorry for such a charge 00:03:54
9.   Play with flash player She was obliged to repeat and explain it... 00:05:04
10.   Play with flash player Emma was most happy to be called to such a council... 00:04:03
11.   Play with flash player Here Mr. Weston joined them... 00:02:31
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: One thing only was wanting... 00:05:11
13.   Play with flash player Emma was ready for her visitor some time before he appeared... 00:03:51
14.   Play with flash player He was silent. She believed he was looking at her... 00:04:52
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: Emma continued to entertain no doubt... 00:03:38
16.   Play with flash player When his letter to Mrs. Weston arrived... 00:04:44
17.   Play with flash player Poor Harriet was in a flutter of spirits... 00:04:10
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: Mrs. Elton was first seen at church 00:04:44


Disc 8

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player When the visit was returned, Emma made up her mind 00:04:22
2.   Play with flash player Emma was silenced 00:04:17
3.   Play with flash player She restrained herself, however... 00:02:47
4.   Play with flash player 'We cannot suppose,' said Emma smiling... 00:03:48
5.   Play with flash player Happily it was now time to be gone 00:04:16
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: Emma was not required by any subsequent... 00:04:29
7.   Play with flash player 'I cannot think there is any danger of it... ' 00:04:13
8.   Play with flash player She looked on with some amusement 00:05:03
9.   Play with flash player 'I know how highly you think of Jane Fairfax,' said Emma 00:05:19
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: Everybody in and about Highbury... 00:03:52
11.   Play with flash player Every invitation was successful 00:05:26
12.   Play with flash player It was kindly said, and very far from giving offence... 00:04:41
13.   Play with flash player Jane looked as if she did not mean to be conquered... 00:05:20
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: When the ladies returned to the drawing - room... 00:04:07
15.   Play with flash player 'I did not mean, I was not thinking of the slave trade... ' 00:04:20
16.   Play with flash player The whole party were but just reassembled... 00:04:52
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: 'I hope I shall soon have the pleasure... ' 00:04:13
18.   Play with flash player Mrs. Elton began to think she had been wrong... 00:02:39


Disc 9

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player 'When Frank left us,' he continued... 00:03:27
2.   Play with flash player Mr. Weston was musing 00:02:55
3.   Play with flash player After tea, Mr. and Mrs. Weston, and Mr. Elton sat down... 00:04:05
4.   Play with flash player Volume 3 Chapter 1: A very little quiet reflection... 00:04:32
5.   Play with flash player It soon appeared that London was not the place for her 00:03:07
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: No misfortune occurred again to prevent the ball 00:03:06
7.   Play with flash player Mrs. Elton was spoken of 00:03:00
8.   Play with flash player Miss Bates and Miss Fairfax, escorted by the two gentlemen... 00:04:15
9.   Play with flash player Frank Churchill returned to his station by Emma... 00:05:37
10.   Play with flash player The ball proceeded pleasantly 00:04:03
11.   Play with flash player His dancing proved to be just what she had believed it... 00:04:04
12.   Play with flash player Emma had no opportunity of speaking to Mr. Knightley... . 00:03:00
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: This little explanation with Mr. Knightley... 00:05:39
14.   Play with flash player This was the amount of the whole story... 00:04:41
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: A very few days had passed after this adventure... 00:04:08
16.   Play with flash player 'My dearest Harriet!' cried Emma... 00:04:08
17.   Play with flash player She had soon afterwards reason to believe... 00:05:11
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: In this state of schemes, and hopes... 00:05:44
19.   Play with flash player Emma was out of hearing 00:03:52


Disc 10

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player The quietness of the game... 00:04:35
2.   Play with flash player He remained at Hartfield after all the rest... 00:04:23
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: After long being fed with hopes of a speedy visit... 00:03:29
4.   Play with flash player It was now the middle of June... 00:02:58
5.   Play with flash player 'Oh, you are an odd creature!' she cried... 00:05:47
6.   Play with flash player Under a bright midday sun, at almost Midsummer... 00:05:38
7.   Play with flash player It was hot; and after walking some time over the gardens... 00:03:48
8.   Play with flash player The cold repast was over... 00:04:20
9.   Play with flash player Jane had not been gone a quarter of an hour... 00:06:07
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: They had a very fine day for Boxhill 00:05:50
11.   Play with flash player Some laughed and answered good - humouredly 00:04:46
12.   Play with flash player 'Oh! for myself, I protest I must be excused,' said Mrs. Elton... 00:05:02
13.   Play with flash player They walked off, followed in half a minute by Mr. Knightley 00:05:52
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: The wretchedness of a scheme to Boxhill... 00:03:03
15.   Play with flash player 'I'm afraid Jane is not very well,' said she... 00:04:20
16.   Play with flash player There was no bearing such an 'always'... 00:04:17
17.   Play with flash player Ah! madam,' cried Emma... 00:04:50


Disc 11

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: Emma's pensive meditations, as she walked home... 00:03:56
2.   Play with flash player In the hope of diverting her father's thoughts... 00:04:12
3.   Play with flash player Harriet behaved extremely well on the occasion... 00:03:50
4.   Play with flash player Emma felt that her own note had deserved something better... 00:03:35
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: One morning, about ten days after... 00:05:18
6.   Play with flash player Mrs. Weston was looking so ill... 00:04:22
7.   Play with flash player Mrs. Weston kissed her with tears of joy... 00:03:51
8.   Play with flash player 'I am to hear from him soon,' continued Mrs. Weston 00:04:09
9.   Play with flash player At this moment Mr. Weston appeared at a little distance... 00:02:41
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 'Harriet! Poor Harriet!' 00:04:00
11.   Play with flash player In spite of her vexation, she could not help feeling... 00:03:43
12.   Play with flash player Harriet, who was standing at some distance... 00:05:21
13.   Play with flash player Emma's eyes were instantly withdrawn... 00:03:37
14.   Play with flash player Harriet had been conscious of a difference in his behaviour... 00:05:19
15.   Play with flash player The rest of the day, the following night, were hardly enough... 00:06:00
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: Till now that she was threatened with its loss... 00:04:48
17.   Play with flash player This point was just arranged, when a visitor arrived... 00:05:01
18.   Play with flash player 'Poor girl!' said Emma again 00:05:33


Disc 12

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player The evening of this day was very long... 00:03:30
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: The weather continued much the same... 00:03:56
3.   Play with flash player For a moment or two nothing was said... 00:04:51
4.   Play with flash player She had hoped for an answer here... 00:03:50
5.   Play with flash player Emma could not bear to give him pain 00:03:42
6.   Play with flash player While he spoke, Emma's mind was most busy... 00:03:12
7.   Play with flash player He had, in fact, been wholly unsuspicious of his own influence 00:03:28
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: What totally different feelings... 00:04:00
9.   Play with flash player She rose early and wrote her letter to Harriet 00:04:28
10.   Play with flash player See me, then, under these circumstances... 00:04:50
11.   Play with flash player Let me hear from you without delay... 00:04:07
12.   Play with flash player I shall always congratulate myself that you were not... 00:05:38
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: This letter must make its way to Emma's feelings... 00:05:32
14.   Play with flash player After this he made some progress without any pause 00:04:54
15.   Play with flash player The subject followed... 00:05:29


Disc 13

  Emma
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: It was a very great relief to Emma... 00:03:35
2.   Play with flash player She went – she had driven once unsuccessfully to the door... 00:05:36
3.   Play with flash player Soon after this Miss Bates came in... 00:04:44
4.   Play with flash player Mr. Elton made his appearance 00:03:50
5.   Play with flash player She was pleased, on taking leave, to find Miss Fairfax... 00:03:14
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: Mrs. Weston's friends were all made happy... 00:04:46
7.   Play with flash player Emma grieved that she could not be more openly just... 00:05:04
8.   Play with flash player The time was coming when the news must spread farther... 00:04:11
9.   Play with flash player Mrs. Weston was acting no part, feigning no feelings... 00:05:28
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: Time passed on 00:03:48
11.   Play with flash player ‘It is a very simple story.’ 00:04:25
12.   Play with flash player The contrast between the countenance and air of Mr. Knightley... 00:04:39
13.   Play with flash player High in the rank of her most serious felicities... 00:04:52
14.   Play with flash player Emma was delighted, and only wanted him to go on... 00:06:04
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: If Emma had still, at intervals, an anxious feeling... 00:03:57
16.   Play with flash player Before the end of September, Emma attended Harriet... 00:04:10

Total Playing Time: 16:37:57






Author(s):
Austen, Jane

Reader(s):
Stevenson, Juliet

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: NAX39412

Barcode: 9789626343944

Boxset: NAX27412

Release Date: 08/2006

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