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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice 200th Anniversary

Published: 12.02.2013, Updated: 05.03.2017
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was first published in 1813, which makes 2013 its 200th anniversary. The book has since it appeared been extremely popular, and it is still sold and read by a huge audience. It seems that Austen's themes of love, class and money in the late 18th century continue to appeal to many new readers.


In connection with the anniversary, the English Blog / Reuters have made a short video feature with interviews and comments about the popularity and the different adaptions of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Follow the link below, listen to the interview and read the transcript. The other links will give you more information about Pride and Prejudice and Jane Austen's literature.

Pride and Prejudice 200th Anniversary  

Pride and Prejudice  

Jane Austen - Romantic or Realist