by Jane Austen
Movie or TV Productions
The first adaptation, a BBC miniseries, possibly destroyed when the BBC cleaned out their closets in the 1970s.
Another miniseries adaptation for British television – available on DVD, but moves at the speed of pudding.
Yet another British television version, with Anthony Stewart Head (Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer) as Sir Walter.
Trailer for the most recent television adaptation.
Jane Austen for President!
The only definite portrait of Jane Austen, done by her sister Cassandra.
Engraving which prettifies the Cassandra sketch.
The steps from which Louisa falls.
From the first edition of Persuasion. Note how Jane Austen's name isn't actually on the title page.
How Bath looks today.
Pictures from illustrated editions of the text.
Extensive information about the novel from Austen fan site The Republic of Pemberley.
A chronology of events in the novel, with notes on inconsistencies.
Exactly how much better is a viscount than a baronet? Find out here.
The journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America discusses all Austen’s novels, not just Persuasion.
Jane Austen lives! Frequently updated news and snark from a devoted Janeite.
Script of callbacks to the 1995 film adaptation, in the style of Rocky Horror Picture Show.