Happy Pub Date, Jane Eyre!

Posted on October 16, 2015 by Gibbs Smith

 

Jane Eyre was published on this day in 1847. The novel is clothed in mystery and gothic romance. At its center is the love story of Jane and Mr. Rochester. At its heart is Jane’s fierce individualism. A pioneering work featuring an independent female protagonist, Jane Eyre champions women’s equality with men in matters of morality, finance, intellectualism, and sexuality.

Posted in About the Novel, From the desk of Professor Hawkins, Jane Eyre


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