We continue our week-long celebration of Pride and Prejudice’s 200th anniversary with a look at a thoroughly modern take on Jane Austen’s classic. Warning to easily offended Austen purists: this article contains references to Tumblr and Vlogging…
The next offering in our week-long series of articles celebrating the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice examines some of the universal themes that cemented the novel’s timeless and endearing quality.
Article by Taran B.
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Today marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of one of English literature’s most celebrated works, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Over the course of this week we’ll be celebrating the anniversary with a number of articles that examine the book, its legacy and its enduring appeal. There will be many truths universally acknowledged. There will be drooling over Mr Darcy. There will be arguments about which is the best adaptation. There will be zombies.
To start us off, Kirndeep S. takes us on a tour of the staggering amount of literature that Austen’s book has inspired over the past two centuries.