Articles tagged jane eyre

6 Aug 2012 // 10:09 PM

Lesser Shades of Jane

Why the girls of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey can’t stand up to 19th century romantic heroines...

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The Celestial Railroad: Shifting Debates on the Immigrant Experience in ‘Sin Nombre’

Illegal immigration is a hotly contested topic in American society and politics. Sin Nombre opens up important questions about migration that documentaries often ignore: there is no such monolithic category as "the immigrant", and migration is not solely an economic decision.

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‘Reading Jackie’: When Literary Choices Become Biography

Despite her love of books, Jackie Kennedy Onassis spent a lifetime trying to prevent people from writing about her, sometimes with the accompanying threat of legal action. Her entire life was led with one arm thrust outward, eyes cast downward, keeping the world at bay.

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10 Dec 2009 // 8:59 PM

The Brontë Collection

Lovers of all things Brontë will want to check out this BBC box set.

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The Servants’ Quarters by Lynn Freed

Is this worth reading? For lovers of what we might conveniently label “the Jane Eyre genre”, yes.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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