日本ブロンテ協会2016年大会が終了いたしました - 10月15日（土）に、県立広島大学広島キャンパスにて、2016年大会が行われ、盛会のうちに終了しました。 今回は午前の部の４つの研究発表は、ひとつがシャーロット・ブロンテに関するもの、もうひとつがエミリ・ブロンテに関するもの、そして後の2つはアン・ブロンテに関するものでバラエティに富んだ内容となりました。 ...
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# Hardcover: 384 pages
# Publisher: Poppy (October 11, 2010)
# ISBN-10: 0316084204
# ISBN-13: 978-0316084208
She and Mr. Rochester sang a duet."April Lindner says in the author's note that she felt the need to write this novel because
"Mr. Rochester? I was not aware he could sing."
"Oh! he has a fine bass voice, and an excellent taste for music." (Jane Eyre, Chapter XVI)
Jane Eyre has a lot to say to twenty-first century women and girls. She's such a free thinker, and she never takes the easy way out. (...) My husband and I were musing over why such a great story of love and self-discovery didn't seem to be getting the Pride and Prejudice treatment. I had a theory: some elements of Jane's story seemed hard to bring into twenty-first century America.(1)Therefore, Jane is created following those premises: as a contemporary retelling of Jane Eyre with the premise of preserving its power of inspiration, its Bildungsroman quality addressed mainly to young (female) teenagers. The successes and failures of the novel should be judged in the light of these intentions and its ability to reach its target audience.