Sense & Sensibility on Masterpiece

Masterpiece Classic on PBS will present a season of Austen, Dickens, Bronte, and Hardy adaptations in 2009. Sense and Sensibility (which premiered in 2008) will be rebroadcast in two parts, on February 1 and 8, 2009. Check the local listings for your PBS station to see the times in your area.

The most recent issue of Persuasions On-Line includes an essay discussing the portrayal of Elinor Dashwood. The essay is entitled A Thoroughly Elinor Sort of Way: Elinor’s Sensibility in Masterpiece’s Sense and Sensibility, by Daniel R. Mangiavellano.

The portrayal of Colonel Brandon is the subject of a first place essay in JASNA’s 2008 essay contest: Colonel Brandon: Hero in a Flannel Waistcoat, by Mary E. Chiapetta.

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