Tag Archives: film adaptations of novels

Double Your Pleasure with Austen-Inspired Actors and Actresses

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a film buff, especially period dramas. For many years, I taught media literacy, and I love to look for “unique” facts. One of my favorites is a list of actors who regularly … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s “Naughty” Lady Susan

 After Austen’s death, several unpublished works remained. One of those was “Susan,” a short novel that made fun of the convention of Gothic fiction. Originally, it had been sold to Benjamin Crosby & Co. in 1803. Shortly before Jane’s passing, her … Continue reading

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Desiring Elizabeth Bennet ~ Discussing “Pride and Prejudice” 2005

This past week, the “Devoted Friends of Pride and Prejudice 2005″ and the “Pride and Prejudice 05 Blog” highlighted this post. I thought I might repeat it here because tomorrow, September 16 is the 10 year anniversary of the release … Continue reading

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Mansfield Park 2007

Mansfield Park 2007 (BBC mini-series) Directed by Iain B. MacDonald Douglas Hodge ….. Sir Thomas Bertram Maggie O’Neill ….. Mrs. Norris Billie Piper ….. Fanny Price Blake Ritson ….. Edmund Bertram James D”Arcy ….. Tom Bertram Michelle Ryan ….. Maria … Continue reading

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Mansfield Park 1999

BBC/Miramax film Patricia Rozema, Director Francis O’Connor ….. Fanny Price Harold Pinter ….. Sir Thomas Bertram Jonny Lee Miller …. Edmund Bertram Embeth Davidtz ….. Mary Crawford Alessandro Nivola ….. Henry Crawford Lindsay Duncan ….. Mrs. Price/Lady Bertram Victoria Hamilton … Continue reading

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Cinematic Jane Austen

Cinematic Versions of Jane Austen Recently, I blogged about the latest film version of a Jane Austen novel to be released. I write Austen-related adaptations/sequels, as well as contemporary and Regency era books, but many of my readers come to me … Continue reading

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