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Shows like Parade's End: Best TV Adaptations of Classic Novels

In an era where every peripheral comic character has their own series, these shows go in a different direction, looking to great novels for their inspiration.

Shows Like Victoria: Revisiting the Victorians

Ah, the Victorian age: a time of comically large hoop-skirts, creative facial hair, and legally enforced sexual repression. Unfortunately, we can't go back to such halcyon days, but we can at least revisit them with the following shows.

Best of Brontë Movies

The best adaptations of the Brontë sisters' work, from over the years.

Shows like Pride and Prejudice: TV Shows in the Spirit of Jane Austen

Shows and miniseries adapted from or inspired by the great author's works; perfect for Downton Abbey fans in withdrawal--these shows feature women bravely fighting prejudice and hardship to win the day--brooding lords, windswept moors, and manor hall intrigue feature prominently.

Shows like Call The Midwife: Period Dramas about British Women

These lush period dramas revolve around groups of women--sometimes sisters, sometimes friends, sometimes even both--and their relationships with each other and the world.

Shows like Jane Eyre: All Brontes, All the Time

The Bronte sisters versus Jane Austen is the literary equivalent of a barroom debate--and this is the list for anyone who casts their votes for Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.

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