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A modern retelling of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice

Clip: 05/11/2016 | 6m 49s

Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” is one of the most celebrated novels in the English language, but time may have diluted its impact for modern audiences. Author Curtis Sittenfeld set out to update the classic work to 21st century Cincinnati in her new book “Eligible,” and joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the universal themes of the story and her admiration for the original.

Aired: 05/11/16

Rating: NR

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