Jane Austen; Austenmania; Janeitism; media culture; English literature
Bibliotheca Nostra. Śląski Kwartalnik Naukowy, 2017, nr 3, s. 118-135
The popularity of Jane Austen in modern culture takes various forms, from book
editing and screenplays devoted to the writer’s life and using or adapting the plot of her
novels (fanfi ction) to biographical inspirations and book themes present in various formms
of media culture (f.ex. fi lm and tv series adaptations, web series, visual novels, games,
graphic novels,mangas, merchandise) and literary tourism. The article also mentions the
Austenmania/Janeitism phenomenon and popculture elements related to it.