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The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011

The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 20112011 is a celebratory year for Jane Austen and her legion of fans. It marks the bicentenary of her first published novel, Sense and Sensibility. Since 1811, we have been enjoying her romantic, dramatic and witty story filled with divergent characters – the Dashwood sisters: cool, practical Elinor and emotional, impulsive Marianne, and the men in their lives: stoic Edward Ferrars, staid Colonel Brandon and rakish Willoughby. There is much to praise in this novel which has inspired many movie adaptations, book sequels and spinoffs.

The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011

We are very pleased to announce the Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011. If you have not read Jane Austen’s masterpiece or would like to revisit it in honor of its significant anniversary, seen all of the movies or read all of the sequels and spinoffs, this is the year to join the challenge along with other Janeites, historical fiction readers and period drama movie lovers.

Challenge Details

Time-line: The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011 runs January 1, through December 31, 2011.

Levels of participation: Neophyte: 1 – 4 selections, Disciple: 5 – 8 selections, Aficionada: 9 – 12 selections.

Enrollment: Sign up’s are open until March 1, 2011. First, select your level of participation.  Second, copy the Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011 graphic and include it in your blog post detailing the novels or movies that you commit to reading and watching in 2011. Third, leave a comment linking back to your blog post in the comments of this announcement post. If you do not have a blog you can still participate. Just leave your commitment to the challenge in the comments below.

Check Back Monthly: The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011 officially begins on Wednesday, January 26, 2010 with my review of the novel The Three Weismanns of Westport. Check back on the 4th Wednesday of each month for my next review in the challenge.

Your Participation: Once the challenge starts you will see a tab included at the top of Austenprose called Reading Challenges. Click on the tab and select the Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011. Leave a comment including the name of the book or movie read or viewed and a link to your blog review. If you do not have a blog, just leave a comment about your selection that you finished with a brief reaction or remark. It’s that easy.

The Prizes

Oh, of course there are prizes! There will be giveaways each month of the book or movie that I review in the challenge here on Austenprose to be drawn from comments left with each post, and one lucky Grand Prize Winner of all 12 titles tucked into a Jane Austen tote bag ($200.00 value) to be drawn from comments left at any and all of the reviews left on this blog or yours. Yes, that means that your readers who comment on your challenge reviews have a chance to win too. Winners will be announced monthly two weeks after each blog post, and the Grand Prize winner will be announced on January 05, 2012. Shipment to US or Canadian addresses only.

So, make haste and join the challenge today. I am so looking forward to revisiting Jane Austen’s classic tale through her eyes and others. Here is a list of possibilities for your reading and viewing selections:



My reading & viewing schedule

  1. Jan 26 – The Three Weissmanns of Westport
  2. Feb 23 –  Sense and Sensibility 1981
  3. Mar 23 – The Dashwood Sisters Tell All
  4. Apr 27 –   Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay and Diaries
  5. May 25 – The Annotated Sense and Sensibility
  6. Jun 22 – Sense and Sensibility 1995
  7. Jul 27 – Sass and Serendipity
  8. Aug 24 – Suspense and Sensibility
  9. Sept 28 – Sense and Sensibility (Naxos Audiobooks)
  10. Oct 26 – Expectations of Happiness
  11. Nov 23 – √ Sense and Sensibility (The Jane Austen Bicentenary Library)
  12. Dec 28 – Willoughby’s Return


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The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011 Graphic by Katherine Cox of November’s Autumn

253 thoughts on “The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011”

  1. A wonderful way to resolve to celebrate this bicentennial! For the New Year can we also resolve to pay attention to the distinction between the possessive ‘apostrophe s’ and the plural ‘no-apostrophe s’ – as in Brandon’s and 3 Weismanns… Whew!


    1. Haven’t read any other version except for the Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. I would love to recommend Sense and Sensibility (1995) adaption starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. It is such a beautiful movie and definitely my favourite.


  2. Oh my God Laurel Ann! That’s such a wonderful idea!
    I was waiting the holidays season finish to ask the bloggers to start montly posts about Sense and Sensiblity, but your idea is fantastic! really nice!


    1. Hi Adriana, this is a reading and viewing challenge, so a bit different than a blog tour. People sign up and choose which books and movies they want to read/view and write a blog review or leave comments about them when they complete each one in their challenge. It is ongoing throughout the year and not a set date. I hope that is helpful. Laurel Ann


  3. I’m shamed into saying I’ve never read Sense & Sensibility. I’ve been completely awed and enrapture with P&P for the last decade that I haven’t read S&S yet, so I’m definitely joining this challenge and going for the neophyte level.

    Thanks for hosting an awesome challenge Laurel Ann.


  4. Oh finally! A Sense and Sensibility reading challenge. As much as I love Pride and Prejudice, I must say that I most enjoyed reading Sense and Sensibility even more. Huzzah!


  5. I’m in…great way to celebrate….I can’t wait for the annual meeting in Ft. Worth…I do not have a blog, but I will be using my facebook and copying here my status…


      1. Here we go:

        01) Brightsea, by Jane Gillespie

        02) From Prada to Nada

        03) The Third Sister, by Julia Barrett

        04) The Secrets of Love, by Rosie Ruston

        05) I have Found it (Kandukondain Kandukondain) 2000

        06) Sense and Sensibility, the comic (that I have and haven’t had time to even open it)

        07) Eliza’s Daughter, by Joan Aiken

        08) Scents & Sensibility 2011

        09) Colonel Brandon’s Diary, by Amanda Grange

        10) Sense and Sensibility 71-81-95 (I’m going to indulge myself ha)

        11) Reason and Romance, by Debra White-Smith

        12) Sense and Sensibility 2008 (I’m going to Finish “running” in Dec haha)

        geezz…I can’t believe I have those books, and I do not even remember if or when I read them….anyways, if any change I will let you guys know…


          1. Elsie, I am really looking forward to your comments on Brightsea. I have had this novel sitting on my shelf for a couple of years. I am intrigued. It was written in the 1980’s I think, and out of print, so even more of a mystery.


            1. Hi Laurel, let me tell you something, I have issues ha, I started and couldn’t stop till finished it…so Jan_10 marked as Ok

              Ok here is what I think about it:

              This is a weekend reading, small book very funny, I think Jane Gillespie capture the personalities of Nancy and Lucy Steele wonderful.

              I had so much fun reading their conversations and was laughing my head off when….I do not remember exaclty the quotes, but was something like…
              -I can not accept marry him, he is a thief (said Louisa)

              and Nancy said something like

              -What? why not? what that has to do with rejecting him?

              hahaha…you will have so much fun reading it

              I’m not a writer just a reader, so please do not expect from me a review…reason why I read yours =)


              1. my intention was this comment to be here…

                I wonder if anyone read already The Perfect Elizabeth by Libby Schmais, and what you think about it…this is another “modern-day sense and sensibility” kind of, but I wasn’t very pleased.


    1. I wonder if anyone read already The Perfect Elizabeth by Libby Schmais, and what you think about it…this is another “modern-day sense and sensibility” kind of, but I wasn’t very pleased.


  6. I’m in! What a great idea. I’m especially looking forward to it because I’ve read a lot of Pride and Prejudice updates and sequels, but few S&S stories. My post about this challenge will publish on Jan. 13th.


  7. What lovely way to usher in the new year!

    Perhaps I will go for the film versions in this challenge – ’71, ’81, ’95, and ’08 as well as the S&S Screenplay and Diaries.

    And of course, The Annotated S&S. =)


  8. Count me in! This is my third blog reading commitment for 2011 so I’m going to be busy reading Jane Austen and related books! This past year was the first year I even knew any of you existed and it has enriched my journey through Austen all the more. I didn’t even realize there was an annotated S & S. I loved the P & P one so I’m sure I’ll gain even more from this one. Thank you so much!


  9. this’ll be great! can’t wait to dig into this! Here’s my list:
    1. S&S: annotated SCreenplay diaryes by Emma Thompson
    2. Brightsea by J. Gillispie
    3. Colonel Brandon’s Diary by A. grange
    4. From Prada to Nada
    5. S&S 1995
    6. S&S 2008


    1. Oops, I forgot I had picked Brightsea! Seeing if I can get it from the library now! But the others: so good to re-watch the movies. Often I’ve resorted to my favorite clips of movies to save myself watching some of the heartbreak but then of course I’m losing the overall depth of the story. Really liked From Prada to Nada, actually, and I’ve become a big Camilla Belle fan! (I really want her jacket from her 2nd last scene!). Colonel Brandon’s Diary was of course amazing!


  10. I just wanted to stop by and say thank you for including Willoughby’s Return in your list of suggested reading matter – I feel very honoured!


  11. Having just finished my wrap up (ie. biting off more than I can chew) for Everything Austen II, this seems to be the best thing to do next. It took me a while to warm up to S&S (all those many years ago), but it has become a perennial favorite of mine. I’ll start working on my list now!

    Please sign me up!

    Jj – Citivolus sus


  12. I’m pretty sure, but I wanted to make certain: Books not on your list in this post can be included in the challenge, as long as they are Sense and Sensibility related?


  13. O.K. I certainly can’t resist this one. Put me down as an aficionada, though I do not yet know which books/movies I’ll review. Though I have read/seen most of the options, I look forward to using this as an opportunity to review those I have not previously commented on, but I’m most excited to fill in the blanks with those that I am currently unfamiliar with. In particular, I am ecstatic to learn that Shaphard is coming out with an annotated S & S! One question – am I correct in my understanding that it is only the grand prize which those who comment on participating blogs will be entered? Very enthused, Laurel Ann. This will be great fun.


  14. You know, the last thing I need is a reading *challenge*–it’s not like I have time to read the books I already have! (AND YET I KEEP DOWNLOADING MORE HALLLLP) But I was thinking…I’m re-reading S&S anyway for my book group and to prepare for the JASNA AGM…I’ll be seeing From Prada to Nada, naturally…I downloaded Eliza’s Daughter when Sourcebooks had their freebie day…oh heck. I’m in. :-)


  15. It’s great we can share this celebration about S&S :). I think it will be a nice idea! I am going to propose it in our forum (El Salón de Té), so we can see and comment at least, some adaptations (we have read the book previously in our book club)


  16. I am just going to whisper this confession – I’ve never read Austen. One of my goals last year was to start, but it didn’t happen, so it is again this year. This challenge will help.

    Here’s my sign up post


  17. I’m not sure how I’m going to fit this in, but I’m going to go for aficionada! I just finished a reread of Suspense and Sensibility. I love the Bebris books because even thoughthe plots are implausible, she has a great understanding of the characters and especial of the Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy relationship.

    1 down, 11 to go!


  18. Oops! You can tell I didn’t get enough sleep last night. I hop spelling and grammar don’t count!

    I meant “especially of the Darcys’ relationship.”


  19. Sounds great! Can’t wait to get started! I don’t have a blog, but I will be back to post what I’ve read. Hope I end the year as an aficionada!


  20. I do not have a blog. However, I did post a link on my Facebook page. Does that count?

    (Carefully proofreading because I embarrassed myself last night. :-/ )


  21. I want to sign up as well. This is a great way to spend some more time with Sense and Sensibility. I still have to find out how many books I can borrow/buy, so I’ll be back with my list later.


  22. As a librarian and lifetime member of JASNA I feel it’s my duty to be an “aficionada”. I use and I have a special “janeite” shelf where I put all the books relating to Jane. I believe I should be able to provide the link to my reviews or at least to my goodreads account.


  23. Another challenge I am so excited about. I just finished reading Sense and Sensibilty again last week!! Sign me up as a Neophyte!! Thanks!!


  24. I’m in at the Disciple Level (5-8 books/movies). Don’t have a website but I’ll post on Facebook. I’m looking over the list now and will pick my 8 soon. THis is the first times I’ve heard of some of these book – so many to choose from and so little time. I’m excited and can’t wait to start!


    1. Here’s my list:
      1. Jan 26 – Colonel Brandon’s Diary
      2. Feb 23 – The Cookbook Collector
      3. Mar 23 – Sense and Sensibility 1995
      4. Apr 27 – PASS
      5. May 25 – Sense and Sensibility 2008
      6. Jun 22 – Willougby’s Return
      7. Jul 27 – PASS
      8. Aug 24 – Eliza’s Daughter
      9. Sept 28 –Suspense and Sensibility
      10. Oct 26 – PASS
      11. Nov 23 – The Three Weismann’s of Wesport
      12. Dec 28 – PASS
      13. Possible Substitute = From Nada to Prada (if I can find it)
      I’m using a Kindle so not all of the books on the list are in e-book format – if some come out I may substitute titles but this is the plan I’m starting with


  25. What a truly grand idea. Having also just committed to embracing the “deep reading” movement in this coming year, this provides a wonderful practice field. I appreciate the innovation, creativity and enthusiasm here at AustenProse. It only shows that truly timeless material does not have to suffer with the dawning of new technologies. I salute my fellow participants and anticipate the reading and commentary to come.


  26. Oh dear, probably should have indicated that I will be signing on as an Aficionada. Do excuse the oversight….was in a hurry to put in a request list to my local library.


  27. I don’t have a website, but I do have a journal!

    And here’s my list:

    Level of participation: Aficionada (damn strait!)

    (in no particular order…)

    Books I’m committed to reading:
    Colonel Brandon’s Diary, by Amanda Grange
    Elinor and Marianne, by Emma Tennant
    Sense and Sensibility (Marvel Illustrated), Nancy Butler and Sonny Liew
    Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay and Diaries, by Emma Thompson and Lindsay Doran
    The Annotated Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen and David M. Shaphard
    The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman
    The Three Weismanns of Westport, Cathleen Schine
    Willoughby’s Return, by Jane Odiwe

    Movies I’m committed to watching:
    Sense and Sensibility 1971
    I have Found it (Kandukondain Kandukondain) 2000
    From Prada to Nada 2011
    Scents & Sensibility 2011


  28. I love this. I will sign up after I review your selections a little more. I’ve already started the Marvel Comic version. Fun!
    I must just add that the button for this challenge is gorgeous. I can tell it will be one of those I never want to remove from my sidebar.


  29. Howdy, I am so looking forward to the reading challenge. i have a blog:

    I am going for aficionada!

    Thank you,


    1. Hi Heather – thanks so much for your excellent first contribution to the challenge. There are pages for the reviews and links to each S&S inspired book or movie. You can find the one for reviews of Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters the link listed below. Do you mind posting your link there? We are of keeping them organized together for quick reference. Thanks, LA


        1. Now because I am not a morning person or perhaps just an illiterate Steele sister…where do you keep the book links to post reviews under? Excuse my ignorance, I am sure I’m missing something that is right under my nose!


          1. Hi Lucy, click on the tab at the top that says Reading Challenges. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select The Sense and Sensibility Challenge 2011. From the list of books and movies select Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. Leave a comment and a link to your review. So sorry if this is confusing. Thanks so much for your participation.

            Cheers, Laurel Ann


  30. Wow, this is great! I haven’t read Jane and decided to read her this year, so this will definitely give me great exposure to her. I don’t have a blog but will comment her.
    Count me in, I am off to the library to get S&S. I am sure that you realize I am a neophyte but am hoping to be a disciple by the end of the year.


    1. Create your most expansive list from whatever sources, Grace, and I suspect your public library can get most, if not all, from interlibrary loan programs. That, at least, has been my own happy experience.


  31. do luv your challenge & have posted details at FHC on Jane’s special page ~ thank you!
    i am choosing Persuasion and S&S for books at this point~
    and each movie of Jane’s books [that are avlbl locally]
    {not meaning every version!}
    Mansfield Pk
    Northanger Abbey
    adding me to the disciple category at minimum, possibly into afficionada , if i find duplicates of the movies in different years, or so i’m thinking …
    thanks Laurel Ann!
    you’ve made us most welcome!!


    1. Hi Faith Hope and Cherrytea, welcome to the Sense and Sensibility Reading Challenge. Looking over your list, I wanted to point out that this is a S&S based challenge. You have other Jane Austen books and movies listed. It is wonderful if you want to read/watch them, but they would not qualify for this challenge. The list of some of the S&S reading/viewing possibilities is within the post. You can select from those or find new ones. They just need to be S&S inspired.

      Thanks, LA


      1. oops ~ thx for the correction ~ this is a first for me, so i’ll change it to the S&S movie versions, as many of your listings as locally avlbl, THE book “), and enough alternates to fit the disciple category.. will be updated here THX for your patience…


  32. Hi, I discovered this challenge through Alice’s french blog (Alice registered as n°46). I’m french too, a writer of novels for teenagers… and a reader of Jane Austen, of course.
    I would like to join in the challenge as a disciple, and I will try to comment:
    – the 1995 movie
    – the 2008 movie
    – From Prada to nada
    – The screenplay and diaries
    – the Marvel adaptation
    – Brightsea
    You can find a link to my blog here:

    I’ll try to make english translations of the comments I post, so everybody can read them.


  33. Well, I delved into Sense and Sensibility this week to start of the challenge and am thoroughly enjoying it. So glad this was on my Bucket list. As for the Challenge, these are the books and movies I will read. Hopefully, I will be able to see the 2011 movies.

    What a great idea!



    Brightsea, by Jane Gillespie

    Reason and Romance, by Debra White-Smith

    Sense and Sensibility (Marvel Illustrated), Nancy Butler and Sonny Liew

    The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman

    The Dashwood Sisters Tell All, by Beth Pattillo

    Willoughby’s Return, by Jane Odiwe


    Sense and Sensibility 1971
    Sense and Sensibility 2008
    I have Found it (Kandukondain Kandukondain) 2000
    From Prada to Nada 2011
    Scents & Sensibility 2011


  34. I am in. I don’t have blog though. Sense and Sensibility is my favorite Austen novel and I am so excited. Never taken part in any such contest, but is bicentenary, I have to take part.

    Here is my list:

    Sense and Sensibility 1995
    Sense and Sensibility 2008
    I have found it(Kandukondain Kandukondain) 2000 (One of my favorites)

    I haven’t decided on books yet. I will have to check what is available in my country.


  35. Good Afternoon, Laurel Ann.
    I come to the challenge a bit late but, in the hours left someone may yet succeed me as ‘old maid.’
    Although I’ve read Sense and Sensibility, I’ve never read any of the continuations / reinterpretations of the story as presented in the books and movies listed in your challenge.
    I’ll be bold and list myself as an Aficionada if my list can follow with my next post once I discover which books / movies I can acquire.
    Thanks for the challenge.


  36. Greetings and salutations! I would like to participate as well:

    The 7 movies
    “The Cookbook Collector”
    “The Three Weissmans of Westport”
    “The Third Sister”
    “The Annotated Sense and Sensibility”


  37. Aficionada, if you please.

    The 7 movies and

    “The Cookbook Collector”
    “The Three Weissmans of Westport”
    “The Third Sister”
    “The Annotated Sense and Sensibility”

    Should be great fun!



  38. Hi Laurel Ann

    Splendid, a marvellous idea this S&S BC 2011, sounds like fun

    I’m joining in and start with the reread of S&S and continue with a handful of selections as follow, order pending (Disciple!).

    My list

    1. Sense and Sensibility
    2. What would Jane Austen do?, Laurie Brown
    3. Evelina, Frances Burney
    4. A Charming Place, by Maggie Lane
    5. In the Steps of Jane Austen – Walking Tours of Austen’s England, Anne-Marie Edwards
    6. Everyday Life in Regency and Victorian England – From 1811-1901, Kristine Hughes
    7. Antipodes Jane – A Novel of Jane Austen in Australia, Barbara Ker Wilson
    8. Black Sheep, Georgette Heyer

    Mariele – Jane is everywhere


    1. Hi Mariele, thanks for your enthusiasm. Your list is quite impressive. This is actually a Sense and Sensibility reading and viewing challenge, so only your first selection would qualify. You can read over the list of titles in the post above and select from those or others that are S&S related. You still qualify for the challenge with just one title, S&S, on your list.

      Cheers, Laurel Ann


      1. Hi Laurel Ann,

        I’m sorry, it’s my fault, I failed to pay attention to the given conditions

        Instead I made a list full of some books from my shelf with any reference to Jane Austen and S&S in the broader sense

        So, again I’ll have a rummage through my bookcase to dig up some bits and pieces of the particular list

        In any case I’m really tickled by the challenge


  39. Too late to join this i guess. Am electronically challenged and have been trying to figure out how to make a website and add the artwork for challenges since mid feb.

    I recently began a tumblr account


  40. I’m only more than a month beyond the closing of the signups, but I’m playing anyway :)

    Rereading S&S was heavenly, and I’m looking forward to reveling in S&S for the rest of 2011…and beyond.


  41. I’m waay too late to sign up but I’m playing anyhow — and I’m going to the 2011 JASNA AGM in Ft. Worth in October! Well, I’m planning on it, registration doesn’t start until May or June. But I’ve already booked my hotel room. I am all anticipation.


  42. Well, I finished Sense and Sensibility and loved it. It was amazing how closely the Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant movie was to the book.

    Now, I would like to know where I could find Marvel Illustrated book. This is great fun, I am enjoying all of your comments.


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