The Many Lovers Of Miss Jane Austen

  |  Buy to Own: 26/03/2012
  |  60 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


BBC documentary in which the historian and Jane Austen fan, Professor Amanda Vickery, sets out to investigate the continued popularity of the author. Though relatively unsuccessful in her own lifetime, Austen now stands alongside Dickens and Shakespeare as one of the most celebrated authors in the English language. Vickery attempts to discover what it is about Austen's novels that have resonated with readers through the generations.