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Jane Eyre

This Exists... Because of A Lady

Gather ‘Round, Bibliophiles, For A Crash Course on Jane Eyre [Video]

Reader, if you would enjoy nothing better than to spend an evening debating feminist themes in Victorian literature, then this is the video (and likely, the comment thread) for you. In this episode of Crash Course, host John Green picks apart Charlotte Brontë’s masterwork, including her personal history, the plot of the novel, and the tip of the interpretive iceberg. Go make some popcorn.

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I'll Allow It

Brontëception: There’s Going To Be A Movie Version of a Modern Day Graphic Novel Adaptation of Jane Eyre

Well, this caught my eye: Aline Brosh McKenna, the screenwriter behind The Devil Wears Prada, and the upcoming Quvenzhané Wallis-starring Annie remake, has been hired to write the movie adaptation of a yet-unreleased Jane Eyre graphic novel.

Let Bertha out of the attic, we’re going to the movies.

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Marry Me, Tumblr Blog That’s Just Illustrated Puns on Historical Ladies’ Names

There will always be a special place in my heart for Jane Eyre, the only book I ever read for school that I later returned to to read for pleasure. But we’re not hear to talk about bigamy, child poverty, madness, illegitimate children and major characters being struck blind, we’re here to talk about Dav Yendler and Hahn-Tien Tran‘s LadyPuns.

And by talk I mean cackle in an unashamed fashion.

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Power Grid

8 Favorite Literary Horror Heroines

Halloween’s about dressing up and eating candy (and, for many adults, getting incredibly drunk). But that doesn’t have to be all it’s about. Back in 2010 Neil Gaiman suggested a new Halloween tradition of giving away a scary book to a friend on that most spooky of holidays. Since then that basic idea has evolved into All Hallow’s Read, and we here at The Mary Sue are supporting it by highlighting eight of our favorite literary horror heroines. All of the books we’ve mentioned here—including one by Gaiman himself, which is only fitting—come with the TMS stamp of approval if you want to participate in the AHR tradition of book-gifting.

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