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Jane Eyre: Why We Keep Reading It

06/17/2021 | 17m 8s

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte was there for the weird girls, the quiet ones who watched and listened, the ones who pined away for someone to accept them in all of their weird, dark glory. But in the nearly 175 years since its publication, the collective definition of what it means to be “a woman on the outside of society” has changed and expanded dramatically—and yet here we are, still dissecting.

Aired: 06/17/21 | Rating: NR

Made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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