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Why Charlotte Brontë still speaks to us – 200 years after her birth

Vanessa Smith, University of Sydney

What is it that makes generation after generation respond to Charlotte Brontë’s books, and in particular Jane Eyre? 985 more words


Happy Birthday Charlotte Brontë - 200 today!

Happy birthday Charlotte Brontë! Born 200 yrs ago today. Born: 21 April 1816 – Died: 31 March 1855.

In today’s papers:

Why we should be celebrating Charlotte Brontë 30 more words


The 11 worst couples in literature

No. 5.  Bertha Mason and Edward Rochester from Jane Eyre

Spoiler alert!

Clearly not a successful marriage. Bertha is insane, can’t be divorced and has pyromaniac and suicidal tendencies. 262 more words