Blake Morrison in Brussels - *Writer Blake Morrison spoke to the thriving Brussels Brontë Group recently. Helen McEwan sent us this report, which also appears on our sister blog - the ...
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RochesterAlthough examples of fan fiction can be traced throughout the history of literature (not the less significant are the stories written by the young Brontës themselves borrowing from real life characters like the Duke of Wellington and sons(1) or Jean Rhys's prequel Wide Sargasso Sea using characters and plot elements from Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre), it is with the fast popularization of the world wide web where this literary phenomenon has achieved visibility and has become widely available. What was once the material of fantasy or sci-fi fanzines and had a very limited distribution is now easily obtainable. Of course, this has increased the quantity of fan fiction stories that can be found on almost every imaginable subject matter. The Brontës are no exception as a visit to FanFiction.net (one of many platforms devoted to the world of fanfic) would easily prove.
A Novel Inspired by Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre"
by J. L. Niemann
ISBN: 978142691639 /ISBN: 9781426916403