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Latest 'Sense and Sensibility' is captivating addition to canon

Charity Wakefield is Marianne and Dominic Cooper is Mr. Willoughby in 'Sense and Sensibility,' tommorow on PBS. Charity Wakefield is Marianne and Dominic Cooper is Mr. Willoughby in "Sense and Sensibility," tommorow on PBS.
By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / March 29, 2008

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The gnawing question that plagues the remake of any good film - why bother? - doesn't much apply to Jane Austen. Her work, like that of any seminal writer (cough - Shakespeare - cough) can and should be made and remade for every generation. It should be reimagined for a variety of mindsets - cynical, superficial, innocent, hopeful. As we ... (Full article: 643 words)

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