Jane Austen in Popular Culture

Jane Austen In Popular Culture

The author Jane Austen, as well as her works, have been represented in popular culture in a variety of forms.

Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist whose social commentary and masterful use of both free indirect speech and irony eventually made her one of the most influential and honored novelists in English literature. In popular culture, Austen's novels and her personal life have been adapted into film, television, and theater, with different adaptations varying greatly in their faithfulness to the original.

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