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FEBRUARY 24, 2012
How many versions of Jane Eyre can you find?

Jane EyreMost people are aware of the countless retellings of Jane Austen’s works, especially Pride and Prejudice.  Another author who was writing slightly later in the 1800’s, but whose works are also considered classics is Charlotte Bronte.  The continued popularity of Jane Eyre, in particular, is clear when you look up the title in the library’s catalog and see 67 references to books, movies, and articles!  Here are a few highlights…

Jane Eyre DVD F 791.4372 JANE EYRE 2011

Adele:  Jane Eyre’s Hidden Story FICTION TENNANT

Becoming Jane Eyre FICTION KOHLER

The Eyre Affair FICTION FFORDE

Wide Sargasso Sea FICTION RHYS

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posted by Emily, Columbine Library

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TaLu said, on Mar. 22 at 10:26AM
Wait! Jane Slayre by Charlotte Brontë and Sherri Browning Erwin didn't make the list?! What's not to love? She's a demon hunter who falls for the guy with the wife hidden in the attic... make that the WEREWOLF wife hidden in the attic. How romantic! =)

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Joanna said, on Mar. 22 at 11:26AM
Ha - Perfect addition! Thanks TaLu!

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