The First of a Few Belated Birthdays
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice happily turned 200 on January 28. And it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a book celebrating 200 years must be in want of Internet links.
Via Huffington Post
- You can read the book online.
- Or you can read Ms. Austen's letters online
- Or like her on Facebook
- Learn 12 things you probably didn't know about the book thanks to the editor of the Annotated Pride and Prejudice.
- Is Colin Firth the definitive Mr. Darcy? Or - parish the thought - Matthew MacFadyen?
- 7 objects that reveal a lot about Ms. Austen's life
- Or, how about a Pride and Prejudice playlist?
The Atlantic presents the 1863 case for why Jane Austen is great.
And, finally, NPR celebrates with an illustrated version of the classic by Jen Sorensen.
Or, simply swoon at one of the best parts of the BBC's P&P with Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth.