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Broadway World has a video interview with Nadia Clifford, who currently plays Jane Eyre in Sally Cookson's adaptation.The Washington Times reviews the novel The Little French Bistro by Nina George.Novels about women leaving a dismal marriage are legi...

The Independent features Branwell in the year of his bicentenary with the headline 'Branwell Brontë: The mad, bad and dangerous brother of Charlotte, Emily and Anne' and yet the article, with comments by Simon Armitage, is not as sensational as the...

Jane by McKenna & Pérez

on Sep 18, 2017 in: Comics

Boom! Studios publishes today a contemporary comic adaptation of  Jane Eyre:Janeby Aline McKenna (Author), Ramón K. Pérez (Illustrator)Archaia - Boom! StudiosISBN-13: 978-1608869817A reimagining of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel...

Insubmise Mourning

on Sep 17, 2017

Two new Brontë-related papers:Cathy’s mourning in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering HeightsJ. Albert MyburghLiterator; Vol 38, No 1 (2017), 9 pages. doi: 10.4102/lit.v38i1.1359In Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, illness and death cause characters to...

Formative Influences

on Sep 17, 2017

Decatur Daily reviews Claire Harman's biography Charlotte Brontë. A Fiery Heart:I admit the Brontë family’s relationships leave me livid, as well as the contemporary attitude toward women that made the sisters publish under pseudonyms. This new b...

A couple of recent Ph.D. theses focusing on Brontë translations:Translating Forms of Address in Jane Eyre & North and SouthMüller, V.K.Utecht University(2016) Faculty of Humanities ThesesAbstractThis thesis deals with translating forms of addre...

Big Touchstones

on Sep 16, 2017 in: Books, Comics

Santa Fe New Mexican reviews both A Girl Walks Into a Book by Miranda K. Pennington and The Secret History of Jane Eyre by John Pfordresher:Readers whose editions of Jane Eyre are worn from repeated perusals may find two recent critical wor...

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