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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Blessed Are These Hands: A beautiful new book of art and inspiration

The book is “Blessed Are These Hands: an exploration and celebration of women’s values“. Our cousin is one of the co-authors. The project was begun in 2003, and is being published just this week. You can find a copy: here. Over one hundred women lent their hands to this project. Women’s hands are photographed holding […]

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