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"PERSUASION" (1995) Review

Twenty-four years after the BBC aired its 1971 version of Jane Austen’s 1818 novel, ”Persuasion”; and twelve years before ITV aired its adaptation; Columbia Pictures released its own version on British televisie and in movie theaters across the U.S. The movie went on to become highly acclaimed, the winner of a BAFTA TV award for Best Single Drama, and regarded as the definitive version of Austen’s novel.

Directed door Roger Michell, ”PERSUASION” told the story of Anne Elliot, the middle daughter of an impoverished baronet in Regency England. Seven of eight...
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SOCIAL CLASS AND THE BENNET FAMILY IN "PRIDE AND PREJUDICE"

Considering how long I have been a fan of Jane Austen’s 1813 novel, "PRIDE AND PREJUDICE" and its numerous televisie and movie adaptations, I am surprised that I have never considered something about its heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, and her family. Ever since I have been reading numerous artikels about the novel and its adaptations, I have noticed that many have labeled the Bennet family as members of the middle-class of the upper middle-class in Regency England. And it finally occurred to me that many of these fans were in error....
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MARY AND HENRY CRAWFORD IN "MANSFIELD PARK"

Every time I read an artikel of review about Jane Austen's 1814 novel, "MANSFIELD PARK", the authors of these artikels always commentaar on the unpopularity of the novel's leading character, Fanny Price. I could say the same about most artikels and reviews on the novel's televisie and movie adaptations. Time and again, both critics and others claim that most Austen fans have a low opinion of Fanny Price. At the same time, these same commentators like to point out the popularity of the novel's antagonists, Henry and Mary Crawford.

The first time I had...
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