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As ITV announces a new version of Pride And Prejudice - tipped to be a darker, more adult rendition, to be written by Nina Raine - we revisit some of the best-known onscreen adaptations, and the starry Elizabeth Bennets and Mr Darcys, of Jane Austen's novel. Which gets your vote? Laurence Olivier and Greer Garson took the leads in the first onscreen adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, in a well-received film version released in
How Pride And Prejudice Has Taken The Big And Small Screen
Like Shakespeare, Austen has had her work adapted into major motion pictures, sequels, TV series and so much more. Look, I get it. We still read them, and long to retell them, because they feel so deeply universal; their themes of love, family, duty, judgment and prejudice resonate across the centuries. Most importantly, modern adaptations shouldn't focus on transposing the sappy romances to the modern day. At heart, these books care about class divides, women's oppression, and other substantive issues -- or at least an acute sense of the absurdities of society.
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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a fine novel must be in want of a film adaptation. There are straight period pieces, modern updates, and even one with zombies! But which ones are the best? In making my rankings, I kept two criteria in mind, with the first being the most important. The top four are must-sees, but the rest are solid enough entertainment.
The following is a list of literary depictions of and related to the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen , which was originally published in As protagonist-focused sequels were noted in  and many more titles have been published since then, it is limited to entries at least mentioned by a notable source. The band Glass Wave included a song about Elizabeth Bennet 's mother on their album.
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Top 10 Jane Austen Adaptations in Movies and TV
For many devotees, there can never be Too Much Jane. In addition to the miniseries and film adaptations of Pride and Prejudice listed here, there was also a British TV adaptation which seems to have been lost to time. Which of these have you seen? Which do you think is most faithful to the original spirit of the novel? How do you encapsulate Pride and Prejudice in a 2-hour film? It was a collaboration between British and American film production companies. Jane Austen aficionados might not particularly like it has come to be defined by Colin Firth in a wet shirt, because it has much more than this in its favor.