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Life

How the new Emma film perfectly encapsulates the power of female friendship

This gorgeous and lush film starring Anya Taylor-Joy is a worthy addition to the Jane Austen canon.

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Life

5 ways the new 'Emma' film relates to modern dating

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Why Jane Austen is as relevant and beloved as ever

2020 will see feminist novels, a film, a TV series and a play all inspired by her work.

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Francesca Brown
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Books

Jane Austen’s best quotes: words of wisdom to live by

Life advice from the literary great

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Anna Brech
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Kayleigh Dray
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Exclusive: Sanditon’s Rose Williams talks Jane Austen, Love Island and complex romances

Is Sanditon really Jane Austen’s blueprint for Love Island? Rose Williams – who stars as Charlotte Heywood in the ITV adaptation – reveals all.

Sanditon: Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and Sidney Parker (Theo James) in first-look images from the upcoming ITV series
Life

Sanditon: Everything you need to know about ITV’s Austen drama

A never-before-seen Jane Austen adaptation is about to hit our screens this Bank Holiday, and we couldn’t be more excited.

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Aiden Wynn
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Sanditon: Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and Sidney Parker (Theo James) in first-look images from the upcoming ITV series
Books

“Why Jane Austen is to thank (or blame) for your modern-day sex life”

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Austen radically transformed our understanding of female desire and relationships

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Jenna Coleman’s best roles to binge once you’ve watched Victoria

The actor might be best known for portraying one of England’s most famous queens, but she has plenty of other must-watch roles on her CV.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Books

Lost treasures: the magic of books discovered after their author’s deaths

From Sylvia Plath to F Scott Fitzgerald, there’s more to read from these great writers.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Jane Austen's Emma has a new leading lady

Everything you need to know about the upcoming adaptation

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Jane Austen fans have reacted furiously to this headline

They're not happy

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Grace Allen
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Kayleigh Dray
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Your £10 note is worth a LOT of money if it features this tiny detail

Oh Jane Austen, you’re spoiling us…

Books

Step into your favourite book at one of these UK literary locations

If you're a book worm with a penchant for weekend breaks, steady yourself

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Megan Murray
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Books

Pride and Prejudice is getting a dark, sexy and twisted TV makeover

And, yes, this TV adaptation is in excellent hands…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Books

Bank of England makes awkward Jane Austen blunder on new £10 note

Erm, guys – did you even read Pride & Prejudice?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Books

Jane Austen “never slept with a man” but may have had lesbian sex

The author was bawdier than people realise, historian says

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Anna Brech
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Books

The ‘real’ Darcy has been revealed – and he's nothing like Colin Firth

The Georgian ideal look is rather different to today's

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Your new £5 note might be worth £50,000 if it has this secret doodle

There are four notes in circulation with a tiny hidden addition

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Amy Swales
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Victoria Gray
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Blag the classics: the best modern makeovers of literary staples

From Jane Austen to Shakespeare, enlightenment without the period costume

Travel

Britain's most enticing literary haunts to visit

From Poldark's Cornwall to the home of Jane Austen

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Katharine Busby
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