'Pride And Prejudice' Turns 200

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•05 Jan 29, 2013

The classic Jane Austen novel Pride and Prejudice, which follows the courtship of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy in 19th-century English high society, turned 200 years old yesterday and was marked with theatrical performances, readings, and other celebrations. What do you think?

  • “No kidding. I’m hungover as shit.”

    Ralph Amos –
    Ethyl Blender

  • “I’m going to read that as soon as I’m done with Kill Shot by Vince Flynn.”

    Rob Babbs –
    Unemployed

  • “That’s nothing. The Bible is over a million years old and it’s got all sorts of magic and goblins in it.”

    Maria Swain –
    Crossbow Maker