Tag: Jane Austen
What are men, compared to rocks and mountains: Pride & Prejudice
Who doesn’t have great affection for the beloved 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice? But: I daresay Joe Wright’s 2005 feature film adaptation (the one with the ampersand) is my P&P. It may be less faithful to the text, but that’s fine; it’s its own thing. It’s delicious and I adore it. I think of it […]
Emma Thompson & Ang Lee’s Sense and Sensibility repopularized Jane Austen
In this blog’s opinion, Ang Lee’s Sense and Sensibility is the best-of-breed within Jane Austen film adaptations. Please note, however, there are two very good reasons to discredit my opinion on this subject: I. Despite my English major, I am ashamed to admit I have read only one Jane Austen novel: Emma. Yeah, I know, […]
Lizzie and Darcy deserve each other, in Pride & Prejudice
Pride & Prejudice: The timeless love story between Miss Elizabeth Bewitching-yet-Blind Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Earl of Wetblanket-Upon-Broadchestshire. In the most romantic way possible, they truly deserve each other.