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Shaping My Summer Around "Jane Eyre"

The summers of 2014, 2015, and 2016 were rough for me. And by rough, I mean catastrophic. Each in succession was worse than the last, and at times I am genuinely astounded that I made it out in one piece. 448 more words


Paige Scott and EclecticPond boldly bringing Bronte to today's audience

By John Lyle Belden

EclecticPond Theatre Company brushes off a dusty classic with “J. Eyre,” bringing new life to Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel “Jane Eyre” as a contemporary musical. 335 more words


A Few Words about First Lines

I’m still reading Anna Karenina, which, as you may know, contains one of the most famous opening lines in the history of literature:

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

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Wonderful 1950s graphic art story on the Bronte family (for sale)

Part of a wonderful 1950s graphic art story on the life of the Bronte family  – for sale (Etsy). In four parts, mounted and ready for framing. 8 more words


Booloominbah History House, Armidale

Booloominbah Historic House, University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.

My former place of employment and the University at which I have done all of my study to date; the University of New England (UNE) is in regional NSW in the New England Region. 84 more words


Sunday Thoughts: Classics

Have you ever tired of today’s modern novels? I definitely have.

I find it very difficult to find books that I truly enjoy, and take something from them. 239 more words