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“Mansfield Park” 1983

In 1983, ITV for BBC television produced the Ken Taylor screenplay of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park. Shown in six episodes, the production was director David Giles second Austen film. He directed the 1971 version of Sense and Sensibility. The series … Continue reading

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“Pride and Prejudice” 1940 ~ A Screwball Comedy

Pride and Prejudice 1940, a “Screwball” Comedy – Movie Discussion According to moderntimes.com, the term “screwball comedy” refers to “films where everything was a juxtaposition: educated and uneducated, rich and poor, intelligent and stupid, honest and dishonest, and most of all … Continue reading

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My Interview from “My Jane Austen Book Club” on Oct. 7, 2010

Writing passionately comes easily to Regina Jeffers. A master teacher, for thirty-nine years, she passionately taught thousands of students English in the public schools of West Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina. Yet, “teacher” does not define her as a person. … Continue reading

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Many Film Versions of Jane Austen

Recently, I blogged about the latest film version of a Jane Austen novel to be released. I write Austen-related adaptation, as well as contemporary and Regency era books, but many of my readers come to me via an Austen film. … Continue reading

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