PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: Romance and Marriage with John Wiltshire

Friday 12 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Pride and Prejudice is loved by readers all over the world. Why is this? What makes this novel both a rapturous read and a deeply significant work of art? This lecture will attempt to answer these questions. It will focus on romance and the various marriages in Pride and Prejudice.

JOHN WILTSHIRE is Adjunct Professor at La Trobe University. He is the author of four books about Jane Austen, and has edited Mansfield Park for the authoritative Cambridge edition. His most recent publications are The Cinematic Jane Austen (2009) and The Making of Dr Johnson (2009). Hidden Jane Austen is forthcoming.

‘Bridal couple’, plate #15, Le Journal des Dames et Des Modes (Costumes Parisien) (detail), 1826

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