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Pride and Prejudice

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

European Set-Jetting: Lights, Camera, Travel

Kensington Tours | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Both globetrotters and entertainment critics alike will agree that Europe sets the stage for some of the world's greatest adventures, from Greece in Mamma Mia to France in Les Misérables. What film will inspire your next holiday?

25 Movies Perfect For Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.10.2013 | Entertainment

Ring in Mother's Day on Sunday by curling up with a movie that you and mommy dearest will both enjoy (perhaps even the movie "Mommie Dearest"). To...

How To Spend Money Like Jane Austen

Posted 04.02.2013 | Books

Reprinted from Jane Austen's Guide to Thrift by Kathleen Anderson and Susan Jones by arrangement with Berkley, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., C...

The Wright/Knightley Trilogy

Nikola Stepić | Posted 04.24.2013 | Entertainment
Nikola Stepić

Anna Karenina, one of last year's most talked-about productions, is a product of a longstanding friendship between a director and his muse. The relationship between Knightley and Wright harks back to that 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Then came 2007's Atonement.

Is 'Downton Abbey' Really So Different From Life Today?

Rachel Demma | Posted 04.02.2013 | Teen
Rachel Demma

"Downton Abbey"'s latest twist got me thinking: What has changed between 1920 and 2013 that can assure that neither pride nor prejudice can jeopardize my well being, or the well being of other women?

Jane Austen and Zombies: Old Novels, New Insights

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 03.31.2013 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

As bookshelves (and e-readers) continue to groan with knock-offs of Seth Grahame-Smith's knock-off, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, it seems worth asking: are zombies and ninjas the only way to make the novels of previous centuries relevant again?

Pride & Prejudice: A 200th Anniversary Celebration

Posted 01.28.2013 | Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that this opening is probably one you'll read a thousand times today, because it's the 200th anniversary of the...

In Defense Of Matthew MacFadyen As Darcy

Rebecca Harrington | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Rebecca Harrington

Matthew MacFadyen was a great Darcy. Possibly the best I've ever seen.

Best Mr Darcy: Colin Firth

Elinor Lipman | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Elinor Lipman

No one ever asked Jane Austen whom she'd pick to play Mr. Darcy in the movies. May I weigh in?

Wintry Reading: The Greatest Escape

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

What better way to escape freezing rain, wind, snow and frigid temperatures than with a spicy little contemporary novel or a big, thick tome like the appropriately-titled Middlemarch?

A Modern 'Pride & Prejudice' Courtesy Of Jennifer Love Hewitt?

Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

Move over Colin Firth, Lifetime is reportedly looking at adapting a modern-day version of "Pride and Prejudice" for the small screen, to be produced b...