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Pride and Prejudice

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 18 March 2011

Academic Mona Siddiqui explores her affection for Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and explains how it spoke over the centuries directly to her personal experience.Here was a work of fiction which mirrored all the conventions of arranged marriage between two very different cultures, Austen's English Regency values and Siddiqui's Indian Muslim views on love and loyalty to the family.

Producer: Smita Patel.



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