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Living with her snobby family on the brink of bankruptcy, Anne Elliot is an unconforming woman with modern sensibilities. When Frederick Wentworth - the dashing one she once sent away - crashes back into her life, Anne must choose between putting the past behind her or listening to her heart when it comes to second chances. [more inside]
In a timely update of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, critically acclaimed author Ibi Zoboi skillfully balances cultural identity, class, and gentrification against the heady magic of first love in her vibrant reimagining of this beloved classic. [more inside]
Movie: Pride and Prejudice - A New Musical
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. (Musical adaptation of the Jane Austen novel, by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon) [more inside]
In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends. This version of Jane Austen's Emma, directed by Autumn de Wilde and adapted by Eleanor Catton, is different. It has punctuation.
Sanditon: Episode One and Two Season 1, Ep 1
A coach accident introduces Charlotte Heywood to Tom Parker and later his brother Sidney, commencing adventures in the struggling seaside resort of Sanditon. (PBS US broadcast, Andrew Davies adaptation of unfinished Jane Austen story) [more inside]
Book: Pride and Prejudice
"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." [more inside]
Movie: Love & Friendship
Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally.