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A Discussion of 2 Modern Pride and Prejudice Retellings

I wasn’t satisfied after I read Eligible and I knew a little of why I was so dissatisfied with Eligible as a Pride and Prejudice retelling. 2,056 more words

REVIEW: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

In theory, it should be terrible. In practice, it’s pure genius.” Thus The Guardian’s Katie Welsh summarises The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a modernised, Americanised, YouTube adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. 757 more words

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (2013)

This Emmy Award winning webseries changed the way I looked at YouTube. The best part of  the series is that they took up the risk of portraying a 200-year-old  classic which is still loved by the readers with a modern flavour.   195 more words

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Best Versions of Elizabeth Bennet on Film

Like Jane Austen once described Elizabeth Bennet, saying, “I must confess that I think her as delightful a character as ever appeared in print”.

Well, 200 hundred years later that statement is a universal truth and Elizabeth Bennet indeed went on to become the most loved heroine of English literature. 391 more words

YouTube

Killing Them Slowly with my Sass

I’ve been told I should be a lawyer.

It’s not as big of a jump as you think, since I do study English. But this isn’t really a profession I’ve easily (or,  402 more words

Organized Ramblings

Austen Through The Ages

There may be no other author more (over?)represented in modern culture than Jane Austen. For someone who wrote only six novels (plus a few other novellas, etc), that b is  380 more words

Books

Three fictional characters

If you’re wondering where I have been for the last month, I’ve been working, writing cover letters, and creating new career goals. I had jury duty, but did not get picked, and I’ve started reading my third classic Russian novel ( 696 more words

Jane Austen