Emma is a novel by Jane Austen that was first published in 1815.


See a complete list of the characters in Emma and in-depth analyses of Emma Woodhouse, Mr. Knightley, Frank Churchill, and Jane Fairfax.

Literary Devices

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Further Study

Go further in your study of Emma with background information about Jane Austen and the novel, as well as suggestions for further reading.