If Charlotte Lucas were a cat

October 10, 2014 | 1 book mentioned

“If a modern film version of Pride and Prejudice were produced today, some of the main characters should be gay, Elizabeth and Darcy should not get married at the end, and Charlotte Lucas should be played by a tabby cat.” Laura Fairchild reveals her students’ ideas for new adaptations of Jane Austen novels while meditating on what Austen can or can’t teach us about modern relationships.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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