Friday, July 19, 2013

Friday, July 19, 2013 12:54 am by M. in , , , ,    No comments
Two curious Brontë-related things that we have to share with you.

1. First, an Argentinian short film where Jane Eyre plays an important role:
Juana y Fausta
Leticia El Halli Obeid
2011, Argentina
4’20’’ / Video HD / color / estéreo

Una mano hojea la edición argentina de Jane Eyre en la colección popular “Robin Hood” y luego repite los gestos con un libro impreso en árabe, como un contrapunto entre dos idiomas, lenguajes, formas de escritura y de lectura. Las ilustraciones muestran además dos tipos de estética de la representación femenina bastante divergentes, intervenidas por un gesto que recrea la figura del velo, intentando indagar si los estereotipos están en la imagen o en lo que interpretamos de ella. (Source) (Translation)



2. A S/F short story inspired by Wuthering Heights:
Venusian Heights
Robert H. Prestridge
Print Length: 28 pages
Publisher: Robert H. Prestridge; 1 edition (May 7, 2013)

The floatworld was a large carbon-compound orb. At the top of the black orb stood several silver-colored solar filters and shields that processed sunlight that fueled the floatworld. Inside, where Lockwood now stood, a tropical rainforest abounded, seeming to go on forever.
Several small stucco homes stood scattered in the rainforest. From one of these emerged a squat, pudgy man.
Lockwood recognized the man as Hareton, having seen a vidreport about him. The psychiatrist waved and proceeded towards Lockwood. In the rainforest, parrots squawked one at another. (...)

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