Saturday, January 23, 2010

Emma and Jane

On Sunday, January 24, PBS will air part one of Masterpiece's new version of Jane Austen's novel Emma.  Parts two and three will follow the weeks of January 31 and February 1, respectively.  Beginning on Monday, January 25, the series will be available for viewing online.   

A highlight of the Emma debut on January 24 will be a live Twitter Party from 9 to 11 p.m. (EST).  Posts should be tagged with #emma_pbs, and can be viewed on TweetGrid (PBS' own aggregator) or an aggregator of your choice.

Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775, and lived in England until her death in 1817 at the age of only 42.  Her novels are:   

1 comment:

  1. My book group has decided to read Emma during the weeks the PBS series is showing. All of us are avid readers, but none of us has ever read Emma before. We are enjoying the book / movie combination.