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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. Lydia Bennet (later Lydia Wickham) is the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet. She is married to George Wickham and has four sisters, Jane Bingley, Elizabeth Darcy, Mary Bennet, and Catherine Bennet. She is sister-in-law to Charles Bingley and Fitzwilliam Darcy. She is a distant cousin of William Collins, a clergyman. Lydia was born in June and is 15 at the start of the novel. Lydia is her ...

  4. 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.

  5. -- Catherine Morland defines matrimony for Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey "Ay, you may abuse me as you please," said the good-natured old lady; "you have taken Charlotte off my hands, and cannot give her back again. So there I have the whip hand of you."-- Mrs. Jennings addresses her son-in-law in Sense and Sensibility

  6. Since 2007, Austenprose has championed Jane Austen and her legacy by featuring information about her life, work, and times. Her enduring appeal and widespread influence can be found in our previews and reviews of the best historical novels, nonfiction books, and British period dramas.

  7. Jane Austen goes Gothic in this darkly dramatic rendering of her Northanger Abbey, a novel that wasn't published until after her early and sudden death. Austen pokes fun at her peers in this story, in which her heroine, Catherine Morland (Katharine Schlesinger), is hopelessly addicted to macabre romance novels that wreak havoc on her imagination.