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Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

September 17th, 2007 by Laura Moncur in Literature

Pride and Prejudice - The Special Edition (A&E, 1996) at Amazon.comIt is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single book in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a sequel.

Jane Austen’s book, Pride and Prejudice underwent a revival a little over ten years ago with the A&E portrayal of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Now, another revival of sorts in underway. Several authors have taken it upon themselves to rework Austen’s books. Either by writing sequels, prequels or concurrent novels, these authors are extending our pleasure of an author whose work was cut short by death.

This week, we’ll explore some of these novels, but today, we’ll talk about the original work. Pride and Prejudice was the pinnacle of Jane Austen’s writing. Here are some of my favorite quotes here:

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You can read Pride and Prejudice online for free at our sister site, The Literature Page:

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