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Joanna Penglase presents Mr Darcy on the Couch
Wed. 15 February 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
What is it about Mr Darcy? Mr Darcy is regarded as the archetypal romantichero, but this is not how Austen wrote him, and there have been several alternative speculations on his character. Is he a depressive, attracted to Lizzy Bennet because she offers him 'the human form of Prozac' that he so desperately needs? Is he perhaps mildly autistic?
Joanna Penglase will explore just what it is that makes Mr Darcy one of the most fascinating characters in literature.