“The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet” is an adaptation of a webseries that is an adaptation of a book.

If that sounds confusing to you, you probably haven’t heard of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a webseries adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I was aware of the webseries when it started, because Hank Green mentioned it on one of his vlogs. I didn’t think much of it at the time – I watched the first two episodes and left them for a couple of months, but when I had coffee with a friend a few months later, I decided that I needed to check them out, and a whole weekend of studying went out the window.

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