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Charlotte Brontë : Legacies and Afterlives.

Author/Creator:
Wynne, Deborah.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (322 pages)
Series:
Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century Ser.
Interventions: Rethinking the Nineteenth Century Ser.
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Subjects:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Charlotte Brontë: legacies and afterlives is a timely reflection on the persistent fascination and creative engagement with Charlotte Brontë's life and work.
Contents:
Cover
Half Title
Series Information
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
List of Figures
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction: picturing Charlotte Brontë
Part I Ghostly afterlives: cults, literary tourism and staging the life
1 The 'Charlotte' cult: writing the literary pilgrimage, from Gaskell to Woolf
Gaskell's 'wild little maiden from Haworth'
Charlotte's ghost, grave and things
Woolf in Haworth
Charlotte's afterlife in Haworth
Notes
References
2 The path out of Haworth: mobility, migration and the global in Charlotte Brontë's Shirley...
Shirley's 'furrin' parts'
'Wandering alone in strange countries': women on the move
What Rose did next: the writings of Mary Taylor
Conclusion
Notes
References
3 Brontë countries: nation, gender and place in the literary landscapes of Haworth and Brussels
Brontë myths
Literary tourists in Brussels
Notes
References
4 Reading the revenant in Charlotte Brontë's literary afterlives: charting the path from the 'silent country'...
'Unquiet souls!' The Brontës in poetic proto-fiction
Suffused with the supernatural: Elizabeth Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Brontë
From silent sleepers to speaking spectres
Notes
References
5 Charlotte Brontë on stage: 1930s biodrama and the archive/museum performed
Relics and remains: museum, biography and edition
Archival contingencies: Alfred Sangster's The Brontës (1932)
Curatorial contingencies: Rachel Ferguson's Charlotte Brontë (1933)
'They and I belong to the immortals.'
Acknowledgements
Notes
References
Part II Textual legacies: influences and adaptations
6 'Poetry, as I comprehend the word': Charlotte Brontë's lyric afterlife
Lyrics and old ballads in The Professor and Jane Eyre
The quiet poet in Shirley.
Conclusion: lyrics and old ballads in Jane Eyre II
Note
References
7 The legacy of Lucy Snowe: reconfiguring spinsterhood and the Victorian family in inter-war women's writing
The Brontë myth and mid-Victorian reticence
Victorian spinsterhood and changing perceptions of women's work
Rebelling against the Victorian family: the spinster heroines of May Sinclair and Winifred Holtby
Notes
References
8 Hunger, rebellion and rage: adapting Villette
'Hunger, rebellion, and rage'
'Old and new acquaintance': Villette as always already adapted
Spying and surveillance in Villette
The Pensionnat Beck and education
Paul Emanuel
Voicing Lucy Snowe
'There is enough said': the ending of Villette
Conclusion
Notes
References
9 The ethics of appropriation
or, the 'mere spectre' of Jane Eyre...
Respect or retaliation, nostalgia or theft: accessibility, unresolved tensions...
Complicated layers of re-vision: the presence of Wide Sargasso Sea
'Worn to nothing'? Depletion, originality and the 'mere spectre' of Jane Eyre
Doing a similar plot in different voices: secrets, marginalisation and multiplicity
Metafiction or literary heresy? Preservation-through-appropriation as ethical act...
Travelling Jane Eyre/migrations of meaning: shining Sixty Lights on intertextual memory
Notes
References
10 'The insane Creole': the afterlife of Bertha Mason
Bertha's afterlives: from the Victorian to the contemporary
'The true daughter of an infamous mother': revisiting Bertha's madness
Ghost, beauty, monster: visualising Bertha
'[S]mashed on the pavement': the deaths of Bertha
Notes
References
11 Jane Eyre's transmedia lives
Adapting Victorians: mediascapes and their tendencies
The Autobiography of Jane Eyre as a transmedia project.
Jane Eyre's adaptations: from mother to mistress to 'a cousin, a niece, a sister, a friend'
Authorship, authenticity and affect
Jane 2.0: Victorians' posthumous lives
Notes
References
12 'Reader, I [shagged/.beat/. whipped/.f****d/.rewrote] him': the sexual...
'It has always been something I wanted to do': the origins of the erotic makeover
'Erotic makeover' vs. 'neo-Victorian adaptation': a shared commercial impulse
Notes
References
Appendix: Charlotte Brontë's cultural legacy, 1848-2016
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Regis, Amber.
Other format:
Print version: Wynne, Deborah Charlotte Brontë
ISBN:
9781526119841
9781784992460
OCLC:
1000154280