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Jane Austen: 2013 Marks 200th Anniversary of Pride and Prejudice

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Bridge of Sighs in Oxford, England. Photo Credit: Tom Murphy via Wikimedia Commons.

First in a Series

Jane Austen is one of England's most celebrated authors, and 2013 marks the 200th anniversary her most popular novel, Pride and Prejudice.

First published in 1813, Pride and Prejudice continues to capture the hearts of literature buffs both in England and around the world. Numerous editions of the book have been published.

Pride and Prejudice has also served as inspiration for countless movies and televsion shows.  VisitEngland has compiled a list of the locations that featured in the lives of Jane Austen and the characters in her novels so that readers can follow in their footsteps.

To Be Continued

This is the first in a series on Jane Austen and the places that shaped her life - and provided inspiration the places and people she described in her novels.

For More on the Book

Pride and Prejudice (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen)

Literature Inspired Travel

For literature inspired travel ideas, please click on the following link:

Visit England - Literature

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For More on Jane Austen

Please click on the following links for other posts in the Accidental Travel Writer on Britain's 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice celebrations – in reverse chronological order.

Jane Austen: Oxford to Offer Life and Times Couse on Famed Author

Britain: 2012 Marks 200th Anniversary of Pride and Prejudice

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