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(originally broadcast 2009, BBC) The first Austen adaptation I remember watching was the BBC’s Mansfield Park in 1983 with Sylvestra Le Touzel (what a fabulous name!), Anna Massey and Nicholas Farrell. I identified hugely with Fanny, though was not at … Continue reading


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REVIEW: Emma – Jane Austen

(originally published 1816) I had always rather steered clear of Emma, despite the eponymous character being my namesake, since all I had read about her seemed to suggest that she was not as delightful a heroine as, say, Elinor Dashwood … Continue reading

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