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The Real Jane Austen / BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Other author/creatorBBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2002.
Description1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Mysterious Jane Austen (3:20) -- Jane Austen: Early Years (5:26) -- Eighteenth Century Women: Roles and Expectations (4:25) -- Austen's Love of Books and Writing (4:04) -- Business of Courtship and Marriage (3:38) -- Jane Austen's First Love (7:59) -- Jane Austen's Characters and Reality (5:21) -- Tragic Time for Jane Austen (5:23) -- Jane Austen's Marriage Proposal Dilemma (4:04) -- Jane Austen: Dependent on Relatives (3:07) -- Jane Austen: A Published Novelist (5:27) -- Jane Austen's Illness and Death (3:47) -- Jane Austen's Legacy (1:31)
Abstract Illustrated with clips from movie and television adaptations of her novels, this program takes a visually rich approach to understanding the woman behind such classics as Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, and Emma. An extensive biographical and psychological profile of the author provides insight into what life was like for a woman in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Filmed at key locations, including Bath and Austen's later home in Chawton, the program also shatters the myth that she lived the elegant Regency life of one of her heroines.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 24, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd., 2002 9780736593502
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number33347 Films Media Group

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