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Charlotte Brontë Revisited: A View from the Twenty-First Century
by Sophie Franklin
Saraband Publishers (21 April 2016)
A thoroughly 21st-century view of the Jane Eyre author.
Twenty-something Sophie Franklin offers an entertaining and original take on Charlotte Brontë – an indispensable guide for students and lovers of literature.
Everybody knows Charlotte Brontë. World-famous for her novel Jane Eyre, she’s a giant of literature and has been written about in reverential tones in scores of textbooks over the years. But what do we really know about Charlotte?
In this bicentennial year, Charlotte Brontë Revisited looks at Charlotte through 21st-century eyes. Discover her private world of convention, rebellion and imagination, and how they shaped her life, writing and obsessions – including the paranormal, nature, feminism and politics.
It’s a celebration of all things Charlotte Brontë, and emphatically shows why she’s as relevant today as she ever was.