Persuasion: Screenplay

November 4, 1996|
Persuasion: Screenplay by Jane Austen

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Winner of the 1996 BAFTA for Best Single Drama



Jane Austen''s classic novel is the story of Anne Elliot. Engaged eight years previously to a young navel officer, Frederick Wentworth, she allowed herself to be persuaded by a trusted family friend that the young man she loved wasn''t an adequate match, and that she had better prospects. The scene opens some seven years after Anne has refused the love of her life when Frederick Wentworth returns from the sea, in search of a wife.

Nick Dear''s critically acclaimed screen play was first screened on BBC2 in April 1995 and was subsequently released worldwide as a feature film.



Jane Austen (1775-1817) was an English novelist whose works are among the most popular novels ever written. Her keen eye for social tension, and ear for taut, witty dialogue have delighted readers for centuries, while her novels have maintained historical importance through their analysis of the dependence of women on marriage to gain ...
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Title:Persuasion: Screenplay
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:112 pages, 7.8 X 4.96 X 0.28 in
Shipping dimensions:112 pages, 7.8 X 4.96 X 0.28 in
Published:November 4, 1996
Publisher:Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780413711700

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