"Pride and Prejudice" by Austen: BerkeleyX Book Club

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This course will explore Jane Austen’s 1813 novel of manners,  Pride and Prejudice. Although the story of the Bennet sisters takes place at the turn of the 19th century, it still fascinates modern readers. One of the most popular books in the English language, Pride and Prejudice consistently placing near the top of lists of "most loved books." Modern interest in the book has resulted in a number of adaptations for film and stage--since 1940, there have been four TV and movie versions of this book, as well as a plethora of spin-off books, including Bridget Jones' Diary and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.



Participants in this course will read, discuss, and write about the text and its influence. As in most book clubs, the focus will be on lively discussion. Course materials will include background information for understanding the text, as well as vocabulary and language support. Assessment will include quizzes and short writing assignments.


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Starts : 2015-11-02

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