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Everything Austen

Seriously, everything. Tons of links and e-texts of rare Austen materials.

WHOA THERE

Hmm. Austen fan fiction – a lot of it. Enter at your own risk.

And on a more serious note…

We present the Jane Austen Society of North America, an amazing resource for all aspiring Janeites.

Movie or TV Productions

The newest one…

A critically acclaimed made-for-TV version came out in 2008, thanks to the good folks over at the BBC.

The Real Deal

Here's the version everyone thinks of first – Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, and Kate Winslet (in her breakout role) starred in Ang Lee's 1995 big screen version.

The BBC's first go at it…

…came out on TV in 1981.

Version 1.0

The little watched first attempt at a Sense and Sensibility adaptation hit television in 1971.

Documents

Searchable e-Text of Sense and Sensibility

Here's a handy chapter-by-chapter e-Text, in case you're ever stuck without your book…

For the rare book lovers out there…

Here's a link to a 1908 edition in Google Books.

Austen's Values in Today's World

English professor Judith Hawley wrote a piece for the Daily Telegraph on Austen adaptations for film and TV. Check it out!

Videos

"There's something I need to tell you…"

Here's the hilarious book trailer for Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters.

1995 Movie trailer

Click for the original trailer for Ang Lee's film version.

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