Classic Remarks: My Favorite Jane Austen Adaptation

Which Jane Austen adaptation is your favorite and why? I am again at a disadvantage. My familiarity with Regency-era literature is so poor that my only Austen novel is Emma. I do have a general understanding of Pride and Prejudice, however, and it happens that the only Austen adaptation I have fully seen is one … Continue reading Classic Remarks: My Favorite Jane Austen Adaptation

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Classic Remarks 2: Does Jane Austen belong in the literary canon?

Some argue Jane Austen writes “fluff” and others argue she belongs in the canon because she writes witty social commentary.  Do you think Austen belongs in the canon? Why or why not? Some people are bozos whose literary ears are clogged with the fluff of snobbishness (as opposed to the stuff of flobbishness, which I … Continue reading Classic Remarks 2: Does Jane Austen belong in the literary canon?