Synopses & Reviews
Sara Lodge offers a lively introduction to the critical history of one of the most widely-studied nineteenth-century novels, from the first reviews through to present day responses. The Guide also includes sections devoted to feminist, Marxist and postcolonial criticism of Jane Eyre, as well as analysis of recent developments.
About the Author
SARA LODGE is Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews, UK.
Table of Contents
Victorian Responses: Power and Popularity--Rebellion and Rebuke
Jane Eyre's 'I': From Humanism to Deconstruction
An Iconic Text: Feminism and Psychoanalytic Criticism
Caste Typing: Marxism and Jane Eyre
Bertha's Blackness: Postcolonial Concerns
New Historicism and Jane Eyre's Afterlives
Moving Picture: Jane Eyre Adapted