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  1. Jul 22, 2022 · In fact, there have been very few blabbermouth, alcoholic, bitchy, self-pitying female admirals in history. But there have been many women like Jane Austen's Anne, the Anne found in the pages of Persuasion. Netflix rejected that Anne. That self-sacrificing, self-abnegating, nurturing, loving, quiet, Christian, domestic Anne.

  2. Jul 06, 2022 · Anne Eliot, the heroine of Jane Austen’s last and greatest novel, Persuasion, is described as possessing “an elegance of mind and sweetness of character”, something that seems to have been forgotten in Netflix’s new adaptation (available from Friday). This Anne – portrayed by Dakota Johnson – is liable to make a fool of herself ...

  3. Elizabeth is the second child in a family of five daughters. Though the circumstances of the time and environment push her to seek a marriage of convenience for economic security, Elizabeth wishes to marry for love. Elizabeth is regarded as the most admirable and endearing of Austen's heroines.

  4. After her death, Austen's brother Henry gave the novel its final name and arranged for publication of Northanger Abbey in late December 1817 (1818 given on the title page), as the first two volumes of a four-volume set, with a preface for the first time publicly identifying Jane Austen as the author of all her novels.

  5. Jul 15, 2022 · When Netflix announced its adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion, fans of the novel were "half agony, half hope". Although there have been a staggering number of Austen remakes, very few have ...

  6. Dec 14, 2021 · “No great variety of faces for you,” said Emma. “I had only my own family to study from. There is my father—another of my father—but the idea of sitting for his picture made him so nervous, that I could only take him by stealth; neither of them very like therefore. Mrs. Weston again, and again, and again, you see.

  7. Jul 19, 2022 · Another Austen father who stands to illuminate his daughter’s attributes is Mr. Woodhouse. Bill Nighy as Mr. Woodhouse in 2020’s Emma. is exceptional; his mannerisms and subtle comments add to ...