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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby MissLT » Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:07 pm

hereiam wrote:Here is an official site of the next version of the immortal story:
http://www.prideandprejudicemovie.net/splash.html
and here is a trailer for those who cannot open it using official site...
http://theonenetwork.com/movies/Pride_a ... r_300.html
ps. the most interesting thing is that poor Jane Austin who wrote all these charming stories has never married and died comparatively young - at the age of 41 as I remember.
:roll:

She died as a virgin? :shock:
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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby illusion » Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:26 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
hereiam wrote:Here is an official site of the next version of the immortal story:
http://www.prideandprejudicemovie.net/splash.html
and here is a trailer for those who cannot open it using official site...
http://theonenetwork.com/movies/Pride_a ... r_300.html
ps. the most interesting thing is that poor Jane Austin who wrote all these charming stories has never married and died comparatively young - at the age of 41 as I remember.
:roll:

She died as a virgin? :shock:


Does it really matter if she died being a virgin????
btw I really love that book I remember I enjoyed every page of it when i was rading it. Ah! :)
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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby MissLT » Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:56 pm

illusion wrote:
Does it really matter if she died being a virgin????
btw I really love that book I remember I enjoyed every page of it when i was rading it. Ah! :)

Seeeeee... it's a big issue for me. A lot of people like her books, but I don't. I find them extremely boring. It was very very very hard for me to finish her books. And maybe being a virgin all her life has something to do with it. Well, to me it'd be.... :oops:
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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby illusion » Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:07 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
illusion wrote:
Does it really matter if she died being a virgin????
btw I really love that book I remember I enjoyed every page of it when i was rading it. Ah! :)

Seeeeee... it's a big issue for me. A lot of people like her books, but I don't. I find them extremely boring. It was very very very hard for me to finish her books. And maybe being a virgin all her life has something to do with it. Well, to me it'd be.... :oops:


lol it all depends on one's taste. but I don't think having sex would have affected her works that much anyway...It's just the times she lived where like that. My friend also found the book boring because of the fact not much was going on it I guess it's a matter of taste...
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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby MissLT » Fri Feb 03, 2006 5:14 pm

illusion wrote:
lol it all depends on one's taste. but I don't think having sex would have affected her works that much anyway...It's just the times she lived where like that. My friend also found the book boring because of the fact not much was going on it I guess it's a matter of taste...

Man, if she wasn't a virgin, maybe she could have written a better love scence. All she got in her books is hugs. Hugs? I can hug a friend, but I don't French kiss a friend. I wanna read people French kissing each other. It's romantic as like looking at two old people holding each other hand and then kiss on the hand. This scene always gets me all mushy... :oops:
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hello people:)

Postby hereiam » Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:25 am

As I can see my topic raised quite different problems than I previously supposed to start while writing it.
But it is really funny all in all.
Well Lenny - I think that you must be too much sex and money oriented and thus you would never bother to have a better inkling into a lot of things that happen around you as well as into the fact that people in different ages live in different cultures not saying a single word about reading a bit a biography of Jane Austin that could help you to go outside the circle of your contemporary observations.
For me Jane Austin was a very interesting woman. She has had a lot of readers in her times while she was writing her books incognito. She never signed her books with her name or surname. Why? Not every writer was such a succesfull one.
She belonged to certain social group and specially ladies loved reading books about the vain existence of high-life.
If she was alone she had to earn money on her own.
For me it is still far from being a virgin. We could never know it probably. But the core for me is not if she was a virgin or not, she was unmarried in times when marriage was a deal, a transaction, a good business. But she wrote about feelings.
About love - it wasnot too often as I suppose. Thus the books were read by wide circles of bored and rich women who wanted to read at least about true love.
Of course it is my version of events and still I am far from stating if she was a virgin or not.
She was just a very smart woman, who didn't travel at all and could make a lot observations within the world she was living in plus earn for life thanks to her wtite-it-down skills and bit of imagination.
What I can add is that times and culture have changed but people - never.
And human choices are always the same.
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Re: hello people:)

Postby MissLT » Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:34 am

hereiam wrote: As I can see my topic raised quite different problems than I previously supposed to start while writing it.
But it is really funny all in all.
Well Lenny - I think that you must be too much sex and money oriented and thus you would never bother to have a better inkling into a lot of things that happen around you as well as into the fact that people in different ages live in different cultures not saying a single word about reading a bit a biography of Jane Austin that could help you to go outside the circle of your contemporary observations.

Oh no you're wrong. I'm not that shallow. I'm shallower. I'm into look also. :lol: :lol:


hereiam wrote:She was just a very smart woman, who didn't travel at all and could make a lot observations within the world she was living in plus earn for life thanks to her wtite-it-down skills and bit of imagination.

This is what reading books could do to you. Wanna travel? Read a book! This is what I've been told and taught. :wink:
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Postby Arale » Sat Feb 04, 2006 2:10 pm

Though hereiam posted this topic in Music & Movies but we have talked a lot about its author - Jane Austen so I will move it to Books & Authors. Jane Austen was really a great author of England. Yes, hereiam, all she wrote came from her excellent imagination :!: She never travelled to anywhere out of her village Steventon. But she drew a wide world in her novels. She could paint also. This is what she ever talked "No, I must keep to my own style, and go on in my own way."-Jane Austen

http://www.ontalink.com/literature/janeausten/
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Re: Pride and Prejudice -info

Postby illusion » Sat Feb 04, 2006 8:37 pm

LennyeTran wrote:
illusion wrote:
lol it all depends on one's taste. but I don't think having sex would have affected her works that much anyway...It's just the times she lived where like that. My friend also found the book boring because of the fact not much was going on it I guess it's a matter of taste...

Man, if she wasn't a virgin, maybe she could have written a better love scence. All she got in her books is hugs. Hugs? I can hug a friend, but I don't French kiss a friend. I wanna read people French kissing each other. It's romantic as like looking at two old people holding each other hand and then kiss on the hand. This scene always gets me all mushy... :oops:


if you wanna some romance then why don't you read harlequins? sorry can't spell that
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Hello:)

Postby hereiam » Sat Feb 04, 2006 10:59 pm

Hi everyone here,
Noooo.... I think Lenny wants more sex in Jane Austin's books.
But I really don't know how to help her taking into account poor Jane died many years ago.
Besides she was a person who liked having sex out of her books.
French people wrote about "Mrs Bovary" while English were bit more modest.
PS. by the way Tołstoj's "Anna Karenina" was about unfaithful wife.

Well... summing up (plus taking into account the end of the book) I still prefer Jane Austin's ending but I must admit these books are totally boring for me too.

I like action generally.
Today I have watched for the first time "Erin Brokovich" with Julia Roberts. This movie was really great. Movie with ecological aspects and in the end of it ... she was givean a cheque for 2 million dollars!
I was almost crying - really:(
Lawyers are so nasty people!
I hate lawyers too!
I recommend highly:
http://www.erinbrockovich.com/flasher.html
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