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ENG130 Jane Austen & Her Descendants

Subject: ENG
Course Number: 130
Credits: 2 Credits
Available Online: No
Jane Austen, an English writer who lived from 1775 to 1817, is enjoying renewed popularity in the late 20th-early 21st century .Within the last decade or so, Jane Austen�s 18th century novels have inspired a flurry of attention in popular culture, including star-studded film versions of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility, we well also look at movies and books which reinterpret her texts from a contemporary perspective. This two-credit course will focus on Austen�s most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice, the story of five unmarried sisters looking for love and marriage. We will then explore Helen Fielding�s 1997 novel Bridget Jones�s Diary, a modern re-writing of Pride and Prejudice, as well as the movie versions of both novels.
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