Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 12:30 am by M. in , ,    No comments
A course starting tomrrow, February 9 in Rockland, ME:
The Brontës: “Is This the Same Book I Read When I was Young?”

6 Thursdays, 1:30-3:30
February 9 – March 16
Schooner Cove Library, Miles Hospital Campus
Coastal Senior College - University College at Rockland
91 Camden Street, Suite 402 - Rockland, ME 04841

This is what a CSC participant said when she finished Jane Eyre the last time I did the Brontës; it seemed absolutely new to her. How will you feel about Jane, Rochester, Cathy and Heathcliff now that you are a mature adult? Read Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights again and discover two not very romantic but well-crafted Victorian cautionary tales using Gothic conventions. Sex, madness, the moors and a couple of “ghosts”; just what you need to keep warm on a winter night. Please read the first ten chapters of Jane Eyre for the first class. 

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