Pride and Prejudice
1. Pride and PrejudicePRIDE AND PREJUDICE
By Jane Austen
2. Jane Austen (1775-1817)JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817)
3. Pride and PrejudicePRIDE AND PREJUDICE
5. Musical 1995MUSICAL 1995
6. BBC TV-series, 6 episodes 1995BBC TV-SERIES, 6
7. Pride & Prejudice: A Latter-Day Comedy 2003PRIDE &
sarcastic humour, reserve, and
caprice,that the experience of three
and twenty years had been
insufficient to make his wife
understand his character.
had a pleasant countenance, and
easy, unaffected manners”
delighted in anything ridiculous”
company, and above being pleased
good humour when they were pleased, nor in
the power of making themselves agreeable
when they chose it, but proud and conceited.
many years later?
published in 1814.
Prejudice from Cecilia by Fanny Burney, where
the phrase is repeated several times—and in
block capitals, no less. “The whole of this
unfortunate business,” said Dr. Lyster, “has
been the result of PRIDE and PREJUDICE. … If
to PRIDE and PREJUDICE you owe your
miseries, so wonderfully is good and evil
balanced, that to PRIDE and PREJUDICE you
will also owe their termination.”
novels, and would only say they were “By a
Lady.” The title page of Pride and
Prejudice said, “by the author of Sense and
Sensibility.” It wasn’t until after her death that
her brother revealed her name to the public.
Prejudice to her publishers for 110 pounds,
even though she said in a letter that she
wanted 150 pounds.
30. Hundred of timesHUNDRED OF TIMES
The adaptations of Pride and Prejudice seem
endless (and sometimes bizarre). There have been
at least 11 film and TV versions of the book,
including the 1995 TV movie starring Colin Firth as
a memorable Darcy. Other adaptations
include Bridget Jones Diaries, the Bollywood
movie Bride and Prejudice, the mystery
novel Death Comes to Pemberley, and the web
series “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries.” And Austen
fever never stops—the movie version of Pride and
Prejudice and Zombies is set to come out in
Where did it happen?