Sense and Sensibility

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Sense and Sensibility

Novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym A Lady add

Category: Literature (420)

Launched in 1811.

Countries: United Kingdom (53%), United States (33%), India (7%)

Main connections: Sense and Sensibility (film), Jane Austen, Emma Thompson

Linked to: BBC

 

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1811

In 1811, Thomas Egerton of the Military Library publishing house in London accepted the manuscript for publication in three volumes add something

 

"'Sense and Sensibility"' is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym "A Lady" add something

 

Jane Austen - Through her brother Henry, the publisher Thomas Egerton agreed to publish Sense and Sensibility, which appeared in October 1811.


1813

A second edition was advertised in October 1813 add something


1940

Sense and Sensibility (film) - "Sense and Sensibility" was the first English-language period adaptation of an Austen novel to appear in cinemas in over fifty years, the previous being the 1940 film "Pride and Prejudice"


1970

Sense and Sensibility (film) - The popularity of both "Sense and Sensibility" and "Pride and Prejudice" led to the BBC and ITV releasing their Austen adaptations from the 1970s and 1980s onto DVD.


1981

The book has been adapted for film and television a number of times, including a 1981 serial for TV directed by Rodney Bennett; a 1995 movie adapted by Emma Thompson and directed by Ang_Lee; a version in Tamil called "Kandukondain Kandukondain", released in 2000, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan; and a 2008 TV series on BBC adapted by Andrew Davies and directed by John Alexander add something


1989

Sense and Sensibility (film) - In 1989, Lindsay Doran, the new president of production company Mirage Enterprises, was on a company retreat brainstorming potential film ideas when she suggested the Jane Austen novel "Sense and Sensibility" to her colleagues


1990

Sense and Sensibility (film) - Out of the 1990s Austen adaptations, "Sense and Sensibility" received the most recognition from Hollywood


1991

Sense and Sensibility (film) - Thompson and Doran were already working together on Mirage's 1991 film "Dead Again"; a week after its completion, the producer selected Thompson to adapt "Sense and Sensibility", despite knowing that Thompson had never written a screenplay before


1993

Paul Boateng - In 1993, he wrote the foreword to the Harper Collins collected works edition of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"


1995

Jane Austen - In 1995 a great wave of Austen adaptations began to appear, with Ang Lee's film of "Sense and Sensibility", for which screenwriter and star Emma Thompson won an Academy *award, and the BBC's immensely popular TV mini-series "Pride and Prejudice", starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth

 

Emma Thompson - In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in "Sense and Sensibility", a film adaptation of the Jane Austen novel of the same name, which earned her an Academy *award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA *award for $Best_Actress_in_a_Leading_Role (BAFTA_Award_for_Best_Actress_in_a_Leading_Role) among other *awards

 

Sense and Sensibility (film) - The year 1995 saw a resurgence of popularity for Austen's works, as "Sense and Sensibility" and "Pride and Prejudice" both rocketed to critical and financial success

 

Sense and Sensibility (film) - "'Sense and Sensibility"' is a 1995 British-American period drama film directed by Ang Lee and based on Jane Austen's 1811 eponymous novel

 

Sense and Sensibility (film) - In the United States, Sony and Columbia Pictures released "Sense and Sensibility" on a slow schedule compared to mainstream films, first premiering it on 13 December 1995


1996

Emma Thompson - Thompson won her next Oscar in 1996, for best adapted screenplay for her adaptation of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility", a film directed by Ang Lee, in which she played the Oscar-nominated lead role opposite Hugh Grant

 

Sense and Sensibility (film) - In the United Kingdom, "Sense and Sensibility" was released on 23 February 1996 in order to "take advantage of the hype from "Pride and Prejudice", another popular Austen adaptation recently broadcast


2000

Aishwarya Rai - In 2000, Rai starred in "Kandukondain Kandukondain", a Tamil language adaptation of Jane Austen's novel "Sense and Sensibility"


2007

Sense and Sensibility (film) - Journalist Zoe Williams credits Thompson as the person most responsible for Austen's popularity, explaining in 2007 that "Sense and Sensibility" "is the definitive Austen film and that's largely down to her


2008

Sense and Sensibility (film) - In 2008, Andrew Davies, the screenwriter of "Pride and Prejudice", adapted "Sense and Sensibility" for television


2013

In 2013, author Joanna Trollope published her own version of the story, bringing the characters into the present day and providing modern satire add something

 

Sense & Sensibility, The Musical received its world premier by the Denver Center Theatre Company in April 2013 staged by Tony-nominated director Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and in 2014, the Utah Shakespeare Festival presented Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan's adaptation of the novel add something


2014

In 2014, the Utah Shakespeare Festival presented Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan's adaptation of the novel add something


2017

In 2017, author C J Martin published "Perhaps a Little Madness", adapting the plot and characters of "Sense and Sensibility" to present-day Australia, and focusing on the male characters as well as the female ones add something