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Mansfield Park BBC 1983

I have continued watching Mansfield Park and I have to say it grew on me – let’s face it it is not very pretty (although I read somewhere that it won a costume award), but it is closest to the novel. As Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield write in Jane Austen in Hollywood about this adaptation …Moreover, while […]

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Mansfield Park BBC 1983

As part of my year of Mansfield Park, I have been watching the 1983 BBC version. I’ve only watched one episode (the Crawfords have just arrived). I don’t have a favourite Mansfield Park adaptation – this one is closest to the novel, but the production values are poor by which I mean it is not very pretty […]

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This is a six part adaptation that is very faithful to the novel. It first aired in the UK in 1983. Check out the IMDb site. To a modern audience familiar with the beautiful recent Austen adaptations, such as Sense and Sensibility, this seems dated and dull. And very quiet – there is no music […]

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