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    Book Club with Dr. Brightman

    Event Description - Book Club with Dr. Brightman
    We hope you will join us for Dr. Brightman's OU Book Club on, Thursday, April 26, in the Sheffield Alumni Suite in the Great Hall of Hearst, at 7:15 p.m.

    Dr. Brightman will discuss Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice (Modern Library paperback): ISBN 0-679-78236-1.

    Light refreshments will be provided. OU Book Club is open to all members of the OU community. There is no cost to attend, and new participants are welcome!

    Pride and Prejudice: For over 150 years, Pride And Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language. Jane Austen herself called this brilliant work her "own darling child." Pride And Prejudice, the story of Mrs. Bennet's attempts to marry off her five daughters is one of the best-loved and most enduring classics in English literature. Excitement fizzes through the Bennet household at Longbourn in Hertfordshire when young, eligible Mr. Charles Bingley rents the fine house nearby. He may have sisters, but he also has male friends, and one of these—the haughty, and even wealthier, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy—irks the vivacious Elizabeth Bennet, the second of the Bennet girls. She annoys him. Which is how we know they must one day marry. The romantic clash between the opinionated Elizabeth and Darcy is a splendid rendition of civilized sparring. As the characters dance a delicate quadrille of flirtation and intrigue, Jane Austen's radiantly caustic wit and keen observation sparkle.
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    Date: 4/26/2012
    Time: 7:15 PM

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