Jane Austen Gifts

 

Welcome to our ultimate Jane Austen Gifts list. We have found the best Jane Austen gifts for the fan in your life.  From Pride and Prejudice to Sanditon we have sourced the cream of the Austen crop. Head back in time…. 

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice the 1996 BBC mini series

For many this is the definitive adaptation. Six hours of glorious Austen action. This version stars Jennifer Ehle as Elizabeth Bennett and Colin Firth as Mr Darcy. It includes the famous wet shirt scene that sent so many fans into a spin in 1996. 

Bridget Jones Diary

A modern take on Pride and Prejudice this film starred Renne Zellwegger and Colin Firth as Mark Darcy. No wet shirts in this film, but a great fight with Hugh Grant. 

Pride and Prejudice 2005

Starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen this 2005 film is more rumbustious and down to earth than the BBC mini series. The first proposal is done in the pouring rain with an amazing backdrop. Donald Sutherland makes for an interesting Mr Bennett. A great pride and prejudice gift.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The original Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen and published in 1813. For over two hundred years this has been one of the most popular fiction books in the English language. A real classic.

Death Comes to Pemberley

Starring Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin this story takes place some years after Mr Darcy marries Elizabeth Bennett.  Wickham and Lydia again enter their lives with disastrous consequences. 

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility 1996

Emma Thompson starred in this brilliant adaption and won an Oscar for her screenplay. The cast includes High Grant, Kate Winslet and the late great Alan Rickman. A must have for any Jane Austen fan.

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 

The original book by Jane Austen was the first of her novels to be published.  It follows the Dashwood sisters as they find love after suffering the loss of their father and the status that went with him. 

Emma

Emma – DVD

This film adaptation of Emma stars Gwineth Paltrow in the title role supported by Jeremy Northam as Mr Knightley. A delightful adaption this also stars Alan Cumming (the Good Wife) as Mr Elton.

Emma by Jane Austen

The original novel by Jane Austen follows the meddlesome matchmaking of Emma Woodhouse. Her exploits cause hurt and pain to those closest to her but she learns to let let nature takes it course and finds true love herself along the way. 

Persuasion

Persuasion – ITV adaptation

A fabulous adaptation that stars the moody Rupert Penry-Jones as Captain Wentworth and Sally Hawkins as Anne Elliot. 

Persuasion by Jane Austen

The original novel by Jane Austen that follows the story of Anne Elliot and Captain Wentworth. Eight years prior to the action in the book Anne Elliot was persuaded that Wentworth was not a suitable match and broke off their engagement. Wentworth is newly returned from a successful and lucrative naval career and the couple meet again….

Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

The original novel by Jane Austen follows the young and naive Catherine Morland as she meets new acquaintances and stays as the intriguing Northanger Abbey. The novel touches on a topic explored in other novels, that of the Gothic novel, popular in Jane Austen’s time.

Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Fanny Price is a poor relation of the Bertram family who take her in as a child. The book explores the question of nature vs nurture and offers us some pretty unsavoury characters along the way. 

Jane Austen Minor works

Love and Friendship by Jane Austen

Written by Jane Austen at the age of 14 this short book is in the form of letters and was believed to been written for Jane’s family’s amusement. 

Love and Friendship by Jane Austen

Perfect for those bitterly cold winter away games in the grim north. Don’t be afraid to venture out of London armed with this warming beanie hat.

Jane Austen Gifts

Jane Austen Bag – 9″ Zipper Pouch for Pencils, Tools, and Cosmetics 

A brilliant gift for the Chelsea mad teenager, or teenager at heart. Decorate your man cave with this true-to-life Chelsea street sign.

Jane Austen Mug

Jane Austen Coffee Mug

This lovely mug features a picture of Jane along with some of her most famous quotes.

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