Would ‘Pride and Prejudice’ be published today? Apparently not, according to Kathryn Kane in her post from ‘The Regency Redingote’. An interesting look at Jane Austen’s most famous work on the eve of the 200th anniversary of its publication.
This coming Monday, 28 January 2013, marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of one of the best-loved novels of all time, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Most scholars believe that the original version of Pride and Prejudice was the second mature novel that Jane Austen wrote, the first is believed to have been the novel that was eventually published as Sense and Sensibility. Thus, Pride and Prejudice was published in the order in which she originally wrote it. Unfortunately for Miss Austen, though it was the most popular of her novels to be published during the Regency, it also brought her the least financial remuneration.
The publication of Pride and Prejudice …
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