Feminist Fridays: Pride and Prejudice (circa 1995 BBC)

Jane Austen's classic novel¬†Pride and Prejudice,¬†along with many of her other novels, often receives criticism for depicting women as utterly dependent on men. While I wholeheartedly disagree with this criticism (look at Austen's satire! her wit! her humor! making fun of those who depend on men!), today I'd like to discuss this perspective regarding a …