History and cinema: Jane Austen for a new generation

WRITTEN BY ELIZABETH CORBETT When the Carrie Cracknell movie Persuasion premiered on July 15, 2022, many Jane Austen fans were in an uproar. Among his complaints: It was nothing like the original novel, also called Persuasion, which was published months after Austen’s death. American actress Dakota Johnson plays Anne Elliot, and her character is virtually … Read more