Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:30 am by M. in , ,    No comments
A read-along and a course, both starting next Monday, September 22:
The 2014 Jane Eyre Read-Along
is brought to you by the blogs A Night's Dream of Books & Babbling Books!


When Maria of A Night's Dream of Books and myself began to discuss doing a read - along the first question that came to mind was what book to choose.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte became the apparent choice very early on. Maria and I have been discussing it lately and it is one of her favorites. Thus, this will be reread for her. For my part I have wanted to read this novel for a long time.
We have a schedule planned that will allow ourselves as well as other participants to engage in what I expect to be lively and stimulating posts and discussions. 
Details here.
Madness and the 19th-Century Novel
Bishopsgate Institute
Monday 22 September - Monday 01 December
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tutor: Sarah Wise
Notes: This course takes place on alternate weeks
Mental illness – real or alleged – is a major theme or plot device in many 19th-century novels. This course examines a number of works, some well known, others less so, and will analyses the variety of Victorian views of insanity. Books include Jane Eyre, The Woman in White and The Fall of the House of Usher. 

For more information about this course and what you will learn, see the course outline

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