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  1. This adaptation aired on PBS in the United States as part of the "Complete Jane Austen" on Masterpiece Classic in January 2008. It stars Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland and JJ Feild as Henry Tilney. A stage adaptation of Northanger Abbey by Tim Luscombe (published by Nick Hern Books ISBN 9781854598370), was produced by Salisbury Playhouse ...

  2. Mr. Sidney Parker is a character in Jane Austen's uncompleted novel Sanditon. Sidney was only mentioned briefly, however, many believe he was intended to be the hero of the story and Charlotte's love interest. He is about twenty-seven or eight, and Charlotte describes him as 'very good looking, with a decided air of Ease and Fashion, and a lively countenance'. He has two brothers; Tom and ...

  3. Emma Knightley (née Woodhouse) is the titular character of Emma by Jane Austen. A gentlewoman who believes herself to have a knack for match making, she lived largely unvexed with her father in Highbury until the events of the novel. She is beautiful, rich, accomplished and intelligent and 21 years old at the beginning of the novel. Emma was the younger of two daughters of a well-to-do family ...

  4. Northanger Abbey was the first novel Jane Austen wrote. It is also the novel most closely related to the novels that influenced her reading, and parodies some of those novels, particularly Anne Radcliffe's Gothic novel The Mysteries of Udolpho. In creating Catherine, the heroine of Northanger Abbey, Austen creates the heroine of a Gothic novel ...

  5. The author Jane Austen and 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 masterly use of both free indirect speech and irony eventually made her one of the most influential and honoured novelists in English literature.

  6. Nonetheless, Catherine is very intelligent and learns from her mistakes, and can also be witty. Her strongest attributes are her integrity and caring nature. Read an in-depth analysis of Catherine Morland. Henry Tilney . Henry Tilney is a 26-year-old parson in a small village called Woodston.

  7. Catherine Morland is a young woman who enjoys reading Gothic Novels. She is invited to Bath by a family friend, Mrs. Allen, and there she meets Henry Tilney and his sister Eleanor. Upon ... See full summary » Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Katharine Schlesinger, Peter Firth, Robert Hardy, Googie Withers. Votes: 890

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