Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice is a novel written by Jane Austen (born 16 December 1775 - died 18 July 1817). She was the seventh of eight children of Reverend George Austen and his wife, Cassandra. She is considered one of the most influential English writers of the early 19th century.

Pride and Prejudice is her best-known work.

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Fanworks policy and history

The work is in the public domain.


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1920s to 1930s

  • From 1920 to 1930, Jane Austen fans began to write their own stories based on her characters and to distribute those stories in fanzines. (Jenkins)


  • In 1995, BBC aired a new miniseries of Pride and Prejudice, which was in fact the second such miniseries made for the network, though the first one is not as well known. (imacartwright, [1])




  • Hyacinth Gardens was founded on February 8, 2002, and has over 3,200 members worldwide (adults only) as of January 15, 2007. Fanfic encompasses all JA novels and characters and general discussion.
  • DarcyFic, a Yahoo mailing list dedicated to the distribution of Darcy-centered fan fiction, was founded on February 15, 2002.
  • On March 21, 2002, was born as an adjunct of the now defunct justduckies site. This site was dedicated to the character of Darcy, though it has expanded to all Austen fan fiction over the years.


  • Mrs. Darcy's Story Site started out in 2004 as a mini-library for the P&P fanfiction of a small group of friends. Apart from the circle of authors (that has expanded considerably through the years), Mrs. Darcy focuses on Jane Austen related news and articles, special features, book reviews, and there's a store.
  • On February 8, 2008, the LiveJournal community pandp_anonymous was created. [4]



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