Irony and Sensitivity: Hugh Thomson’s Pride and Prejudice
Golden, Catherine J. "Irony and Sensitivity: Hugh Thomson’s Pride and Prejudice." Illustration 55 (2018): 32-37. Print.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular classics ever published. Hugh Thomson's illustrations, created for his "Peacock" edition in 1894, captured many elements of Austen's wit and the nuances of her social commentary to perfection. We take a closer look.