Why You’ve Never Met A Man Named Shirley (A Book Review)

The full book review, and the answer to the “man named Shirley” question, is at Peace Couple: here. (excerpt) Book Review: Shirley by Charlotte Bronte Charlotte Bronte’s novel Shirley is a must read for people interested in the topics of: economic justice; Occupy Wall Street ideas; women’s social history; feminism; war and peace; and charity. […]

Help save Brontë’s 1830 version of “Mad Magazine” for the public

KW writes: For all of us Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte fans, this tiny book is a rare find! Written when Bronte was only 14 years old, it is a brilliant piece of satire. Bronte created this tiny work in the format of a men’s magazine. It includes a witty ad (see below), which observes […]

Reading at BoogFest 2011: Vid & Pic

The Welcome to Boog City festival continues tonight and tomorrow night.  The full schedule can be found on this pdf.  You can find the facebook event here. This is a video of Ian Wilder reading his poem thinking of Jane standing on the edge of the woods.  As a bonus there is his Steve Earle poem at […]

Jane Austen vs. Jane Eyre (and Esther vs. Vashti)

Kimberly writes: Since I enjoy Jane Eyre in all forms, I have an e-mail news alert for “Jane Eyre”. Found this interesting article on a blog devoted to discussion among Jewish women. The full post is: here. (excerpt from) The Jewish Daily Forward/the sisterhood Esther vs. Vashti, Austen vs. Brontës By Sarah Seltzer As I […]

Video: Two friends review Jane Eyre

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Jane Eyre Movie: Kimberly and Stephanie’s wild adventure

I love the book Jane Eyre! I love studying various movie and mini-series of Jane Eyre. So, I just had to find a way tonight to go the premiere of the new Jane Eyre movie, directed by Cary Fukunaga, with Mia Wasikowska. It is only at select theaters this week. Well, my friend Stephanie and […]

Jane Eyre: New video and link to trailer

See below for link to trailer at MTV. What are you going to do while you wait in eager anticipation for the new Jane Eyre movie, coming out in March 2011? Me: I made a video project. Hope you will be interested in watching it. I promise it does not have any real plot spoilers. […]

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