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Emma's Writing Sense

Emma's Writing Sense

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 13th 2018

When Jane Austen’s first novel was published in 1811, writing and printing were laborious processes, as there were no personal computers with word-processing and format-emulating programs galore from

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Spinning Rickman's Plate

Spinning Rickman's Plate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 16th 2016

One of the most daunting challenges she faced while writing the screen version of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility (1995), Emma Thompson says during her Audio Commentary on the film’s Twilight T

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Sense and Sensibility and Swamps

Sense and Sensibility and Swamps

Posted by Mike Fnnegan on Oct 23rd 2015

Twenty years ago, Jane Austen was an in-demand scribe indeed. The six-hour BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth as Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, pre

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