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Pride and Prejudice

The First 'Pride And Prejudice And Zombies' Trailer Is ... Something

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

We knew "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" was coming, we just didn't know what to expect. And now ... we still don't.  The co...

Arthur & George: Great Fiction Becomes a Good Enough Miniseries

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 09.17.2015 | Books
Pamela Feinsilber

The TV production of Arthur & George is also well acted, with wonderful sets, locations, and photography, so enjoy it for what it is. Just go out and read the novel, too.

Pemberley Portraits: A Modern Couple's Take on Pride and Prejudice

Prasanna Ranganathan | Posted 08.20.2015 | Weddings
Prasanna Ranganathan

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice starts with this classic line: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

Reading Jane Austen on the Eve of the Singularity

Rick Rosner | Posted 06.12.2015 | Books
Rick Rosner

Right now, we're in a Jane Austen golden age - a brief window of history in which we have the time and resources to form good marriages (or marriage-like arrangements) and before the science fiction future makes relationships fantastically baroque.

Who Is the Romance Novel Reader?

Maya Rodale | Posted 05.07.2015 | Books
Maya Rodale

The romance industry is big -- it's the second largest category of fiction, outselling science fiction, fantasy and the classics -- which means there are a lot of readers, who may or may not fit the stereotype. It means that you or someone you know might be reading romances.

12 Quotes By People Who Thought Jane Austen Was Kind Of The Worst

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.13.2015 | Books

"Suicide is more respectable."

Did Mr Darcy Make His Fortune From Slavery?

The Gaurdian | Posted 03.12.2015 | Black Voices

Age: 28. First name: Fitzwilliam. Appearance: He “drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features [and] noble mien...

Celebrating Sisterhood at the Hong Kong Arts Festival: The Amahs and Pride and Prejudice

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Ballet to the People celebrated International Women's Day this year at back-to-back performances of two plays stamped with their own distinctive brands of feminism at the Hong Kong Arts Festival. Dublin's Gate Theatre brought its classic production of Pride and Prejudice to Hong Kong, while the Festival commissioned The Amahs from filmmaker Roger Lee Yan-lam and playwright Wong Wing-sze.

Colin Firth: 'I've Never Owned' Mr. Darcy Role

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

In 1994, Colin Firth worked for six months on a miniseries called "Pride and Prejudice," based on Jane Austen's novel, playing the iconic role of Mr. ...

10 Classic 'Pride And Prejudice' Covers, From Beautiful To Bizarre

Margaret C. Sullivan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Books
Margaret C. Sullivan

Jane Austen may have died in 1817, but her novels have survived more than 200 years -- not only survived, but they've been reinterpreted in a hundred different ways, none more so than her most beloved novel, Pride and Prejudice.

From Lizzy Bennet to Fanny Price: My Jane Austen Journey

Mackenzie Broderick | Posted 12.18.2014 | Books
Mackenzie Broderick

At age 12, my obliviousness was a survival instinct. As my peers experimented with make-up and clothes, I wore a sports bra to school, my hair frizzing into the stratosphere. Most days were spent doing what I loved best -- reading.

One Last Nora Ephron Script Will Become A Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment

Calling all "You've Got Mail" obsessives: Nora Ephron's work will return to the big screen once more. Two years after the celebrated writer and dir...

The Economics Of Jane Austen

The Atlantic | Shannon Chamberlain | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

When Jane Austen died in 1817, her reinvention began. Her brother Henry Austen published, as the preface to the posthumous edition of Northanger Abbey...

Why You Can't Get Enough of Mr. Darcy

Oyster Books | Posted 06.26.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

We examine one of the most timeless (and studly) of literary heartthrobs: Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy. 200 years and 20 million books sold later, we have quantified the swoon.

Needs a Rewrite: Great Authors' First Draft Revisions

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.06.2014 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

"Moby Dick" Herman Melville "Call me the whale guy a hansom cab Steve Ishmael." "The Old Man and the Sea" Ernest Hemingway "He was an old man ...

8 Couples Who Remind Us Of Elizabeth And Darcy

Zola Books | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
Zola Books

In vain they struggled, but it wouldn't do. Their feelings would not be repressed, and as readers, we eagerly read on as their love overcame them and finally culminated in a moment of passion and truth.

This 'Pride And Prejudice' Proposal Will Make You Swoon

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Bookworms and hopeless romantics everywhere have long dreamed about their very own Mr. Darcy, coming in to fill their lives with banter, sexual tensio...

Zoë Triska

9 Reasons Mr. Knightley Is WAY Better Than Mr. Darcy | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the phrase "it is a truth universally acknowledged" is one of the most overused book phrases of all time. ...

10 Movie Proposals That Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

Posted 11.30.2013 | Weddings

By Kristen O'Gorman Klein for Bridal Guide The most popular time to pop the question is between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day, which means engag...

The Healing Power Of Reading Books

Claire Fallon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Claire Fallon

I've lost count of how many times I've read Pride and Prejudice. I've even lost count of how many copies of it I've owned over the years

Great Wallflowers in Literature

Maya Rodale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Maya Rodale

Some of the most popular and well-known heroines of literature are the outspoken troublemakers. Think Scarlett O'Hara, Anne of Green Gables, Emma Woodhouse, Becky Sharpe or Lady Macbeth. And then there are the wallflowers.

Here's What Vincent Kartheiser Looks Like As Mr. Darcy

Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts

Is that Pete Campbell? Vincent Kartheiser (Fitzwilliam Darcy) in the Guthrie Theater's production of Pride and Prejudice at the Guthrie Theater, ...

The 9 Sexiest British Actors Who Make Us Swoon

Posted 07.11.2013 | Fifty

Whether it's their wit, accent or floppy hair (think Hugh Grant in "Notting Hill"), British men are ridiculously sexy. Who can forget Colin Firth as t...

'Happy Ending For All Them White Girls!'

Posted 07.09.2013 | Comedy

Thug Notes keeps it classy this week, illuminating the irony at work in Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice. Sure, it may have a "happy ending for all t...

Statue Of Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy On Display In London Lake

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Books

LONDON — It's Colin Firth, but not as we know him. He's 12 feet (3.7 meters) tall and made of fiberglass. A statue of brooding Mr. Darcy, the c...