Episode 126. Adapting Austen

For the first episode of season 5, Alex and Jonathan take a look at the many and on-going adaptations of the works of Jane Austen. The specific adaptations we’ll be talking about are Sense and Sensibility (1995), Northanger Abbey (2007), Love & Friendship (2016), and Emma. (2020). We discuss the changing style of period pieces, adapting the novel format to film, and the lasting impact of Jane Austen’s characters and stories on literature and film.

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Skip to: Sense and Sensibility (16:45), Northanger Abbey (37:56), Love & Friendship (46:49), Emma. (1:03:35), Overall (1:29:43), Coming Attractions (1:37:01)

Resources referenced in this episode:

Coming Attractions – So Bad It’s Good

Intro/outro music by Mike Braudrick

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