Emma Hamilton in one of her 'Attitudes', Thomas Rowlandson caricature, This statement particularly set up my hackles:. Therefore who was I, a lowly writer, to tamper with such purity?
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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.
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A publisher of adult fiction is giving literary classics such as Jane Eyre and Pride And Prejudice an erotic makeover. The announcement comes following the phenomenal success of EL James's "mummy porn" title Fifty Shades Of Grey, which is said to be the fastest-selling book of the year. Some original fans of Jane Eyre might be unhappy to discover that the female protagonist has "explosive sex with Mr Rochester" in the publisher's erotic edition.
Ever since I read Pride and Prejudice a few years back, I have been a little bit obsessed with the story and characters. Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy are, in my opinion, the best couple in all of literature.
I had struck an attitude of silence and indifference to her sexy parody of Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts until I read her fighting words. Then I realized, why not debate each other and find out what we really think? Mitzi has graciously agreed to a discussion about her book and sequels in general.
Like deft, elegant, Golden Age -ish detective fiction? Like Pride and Prejudice? Then have I got news for you. There are now two handsome and healthy sons in the Pemberley nursery, Elizabeth's beloved sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live within seventeen miles, the ordered and secure life of Pemberley seems unassailable, and Elizabeth's happiness in her marriage is complete.
The Poster. This is a narrated concert version of a proposed full stage production. They are using a small stage in a cabaret like environment.
If you have not been on another planet for the last six months, then you know about Fifty Shades of Greyby E L James. It is estimated that the series has sold over 20 million copies. The movie rights have sold too! That is a lot of cold hard cash for its debut author, who until she wrote the series as fanfiction to the popular Twilight series, rewrote it and self-published, then sold the rights to Random House, was an unknown entity in the publishing world.