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‘He doesn’t want to play at brother wolves.  Romulus and Remus can go take a hike, the romance of their tale is lost on him entirely.   170 more words

Classics revisited...

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld is a really good re-visit of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Usually I am not keen on such re-tellings – although the odd one is unusual and original enough to work – … 283 more words

Fiction

Book review: Reader, I married him

Reader, I Married Him: Stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier, is one of many celebrations of Charlotte Bronte’s bicentenary this year, and is a result of Chevalier’s collaboration with the Bronte Parsonage Museum at Haworth. 875 more words

Literature

Re Jane by Patricia Park: A Contemporary Korean American Retelling of Jane Eyre (yes, you read that right)

I just finished Re Jane by Patricia Park, and found it a  mostly pleasant, quick read.  It tells the story of Jane Re, a Korean American who is raised in Flushing, Queens by her aunt and uncle.   693 more words

Self-Portrait


This is what I look like(ish) in real life. I chose the most flattering picture of self I could find to use as a reference point and guide for this sketch. 54 more words

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Recommended Reading: Claire Harman's Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart

Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart is an excellent literary biography, and I’m so happy to have read it. The writing is assured and graceful, and the subject couldn’t be more interesting. 880 more words

Recommended Reading

Book Review: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

This is an important book for any reader or writer of historical fiction because it is the cause of all of the references to the “Crazy Wife in the Attic.” But more than that, it’s a truly beautiful book.   291 more words

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