Tuesday, April 29, 2008

As the month ends

I've developed a short bibliography that I hope leads you to more reading about Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre and the world of women in the Victorian era.

Thank you for reading the entries to this month's book.


A Short Bibliography of Web Sources and Interesting Reads

Books:

Flanders, Judith. Inside the Victorian Home: A Portrait of Domestic Life in Victorian England.
New York: W. W. Norton, 2003

Gilbert, Sandra and Susan Gubar. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the
Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination. 2nd ed. New Haven: Yale Nota Bene, 2000

Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, vol 3 “Bronte, Charlotte” Detroit: Gale Research Company,
1981-

Vicinus, Martha, ed. Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age. Bloomington: Indiana
University Press, 1972

Websites:

The Bronte Parsonage Museum and Bronte Society. http://www.bronteinfo.com/
This site includes photos of the parsonage and surrounding countryside, layout of house plan,
upcoming events, gift shop items and more.

“The Enthusiast’s Guide to Jane Adaptations” http://eyreguide.bravehost.com/
This has photos and film reviews by web host. Mentions a Lux Radio Theater 1948
version that lasted 42 minutes.

The Internet Movie Database. Titles search “Jane Eyre” http://www.imdb.com/
The database lists versions starting in 1910 and includes 5 televisions productions made
between 1955-1963.

Internet Public Library. Online Literary Criticism Collection. Sites about Jane Eyre. This has a
collection of essays written about every aspect of the book.
www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/bin.litcrit.out.p?ti=jan.67

Yahoo Groups. Jane Eyre. Members can join lively discussion between the over 200 members.
Topics discussed range from the book, Bronte, film versions and any other related topic. Membership is free. http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/janeeyre/


Please join us for May's discussion on Erich Fromm's The Art of Loving.

Debbie

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