Retrieved 27 January Darcy's point of view: In addition, there is an undercurrent of the old Anglo-Norman upper class hinted at in the story, as suggested by the names of Fitzwilliam Darcy and his aunt, Lady Catherine de Bourgh; FitzwilliamD'Arcyde Bourgh Burkeand even Bennetare all traditional Norman surnames. The Cambridge Companion to Jane Austen. Retrieved June 20, The American scholar Claudia Johnson defended the novel from the criticism that it has an unrealistic fairy-tale quality. Jane Austen in popular culture — Pride and Prejudice.
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Retrieved 26 April Austen made significant revisions to the manuscript for First Impressions between and Jo Baker 's bestselling novel Longbourn imagines the lives of the servants of Pride and Prejudice. Bingley, a rich and eligible bachelor who has arrived in the neighbourhood. After an agonising wait, Mr. R W Chapman's scholarly edition of Pride and Prejudicefirst published inhas become the standard edition on which many modern published versions of the novel are based. Archived from the original on 26 October