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ART & CULTURE

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Negging, Cheltenham literature festival, Mr darcy, Pride and Prejudice

Was Mr Darcy the original negger? No, but Pride and Prejudice has been a victim of negging

Popular culture, as it fetishises the sexy Darcy, has robbed him of nuance.

ART & CULTURE

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Women, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Why Jane Austen's idea of love endures

Her love is not made easier by chastity. She taught us that love and the 'happily ever after' have nothing to do with virtue.

ART & CULTURE

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Women, Literature, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Why Elizabeth Bennet remains Jane Austen's most powerful heroine

She's fiercely independent in spirit, has a fine mind and is caught in a duel of wits with the wealthy Mr Darcy.