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Emma – Alexander McCall Smith

This is the third in the Austen Project. As Emma is my favourite Austen novel, I had high hopes for this adaptation. Here is the blurb … Prepare to meet a young woman who thinks she knows everything. Fresh from university, Emma Woodhouse arrives home in Norfolk ready to embark on adult life with a splash. Not […]

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I have been watching the Lizzie Bennet Diaries – some what obsessively I might add. The writers have done a great job of updating Pride and Prejudice for a modern audience. Here is a link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KisuGP2lcPs&list=PL6690D980D8A65D08 to the entire play list. Or here it is … There is also a new version of Emma called Emma Approved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeeXkf8LZ_8&list=PL3r4WokiuOPnVaqWz7_aHU13mHK9fRBk5 […]

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In the latest Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine there is an interesting article (by Paul A Bethel) on the similarities between Emma and Mansfield Park. Here’s a small excerpt: Rather, she [Austen] simply began with the premise: “What if a character much like Mary Crawford should have grown up in a small village outside London? […]

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