A Tale of Two Twitters: Transmedia and Adaptation in ‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries’ and Its Successors

At the forefront of a new mode of storytelling, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries launched on YouTube in April 2012 as an adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and was met with rousing success. Innovative not only for its format, in which 4 to 5 minute bi-weekly “episodes” approximated a modern videoblog, LBD incorporated a … More A Tale of Two Twitters: Transmedia and Adaptation in ‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries’ and Its Successors