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Although many of today’s college students stopped reading books for fun with the Junie B. Jones series in 2004, Vonnegut’s work holds the potential for change. His writing holds incredible value for students force-fed monotonous classics, including but not limited to Gulliver’s Travels, Wuthering Heights and Jane Austen. Not to assert that these books have no value- every book holds something for someone out there. However, when every book requiring analysis follows the life of an out-of-touch, rich white man, books seem to repeat themselves. (Wesley Skidmore)'Rich white man' is a description of Heathcliff (we suppose?) that we had never expected to find.
Por ejemplo, se podrá decir de todo sobre Crepúsculo, de Stephenie Meyer, pero Bella Swan es fanática de Jane Austen y Emily Brontë y es sabido que muchísimos fans descubrieron y se animaron a leer a estas autoras gracias a ello. (Fabiana Scherer) (Translation)The Guardian Books Blog asks readers about their current read and one of them asks an interesting question:
Elsewhere, Alex42 poses a fascinating question:Smart Bitches Trashy Books is giving away copies of the paperback edition of Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye. On the Brussels Brontë Blog, Marina Saegerman tells about a house connected to Arthur Bell Nicholls's family in Ireland is now up for sale.
Still plodding through Shirley by Charlotte Brontë. 30% of the way through and the author has finally remembered to introduce the title character, who wasn’t even mentioned up until that point. Does this book hold the record for the longest time it takes an eponymous character to appear?