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The Resource Reader, I married him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier

Reader, I married him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier

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Reader, I married him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre
Title
Reader, I married him
Title remainder
stories inspired by Jane Eyre
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tracy Chevalier
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of original stories by today's finest women writers--including Tracy Chevalier, Francine Prose, Elizabeth McCracken, Tessa Hadley, Audrey Niffenegger, and more--takes inspiration from the opening line in Charlotte Brontë's most beloved novel, Jane Eyre. A fixture in the literary canon, Charlotte Brontë is revered by readers all over the world. Her novels featuring unforgettable, strong heroines still resonate with millions today. And who could forget one of literature's best-known lines: "Reader, I married him" from her classic novel Jane Eyre? Part of a remarkable family that produced three acclaimed female writers at a time in nineteenth-century Britain when few women wrote, and fewer were published, Bronté has become a great source of inspiration to writers, especially women, ever since. Now in Reader, I Married Him, twenty of today's most celebrated women authors have spun original stories, using the opening line from Jane Eyre as a springboard for their own flights of imagination
Summary
This collection of 20 original stories by today’s finest women writers—including Tracy Chevalier, Francine Prose, Elizabeth McCracken, Tessa Hadley, Audrey Niffenegger, and more—takes inspiration from the opening line in Charlotte Brontë’s most beloved novel, Jane Eyre
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473536
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1952-
  • 1969-
  • 1942-
  • 1947-
  • 1971-
  • 1981-
  • 1942-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chevalier, Tracy
  • Hadley, Tessa
  • Hall, Sarah
  • Dunmore, Helen
  • Gunn, Kirsty
  • Briscoe, Joanna
  • Gardam, Jane
  • Donoghue, Emma
  • Hill, Susan
  • Prose, Francine
  • Shafak, Elif
  • Wyld, Evie
  • Park, Patricia
  • Vickers, Salley
  • Chevalier, Tracy
  • Mohamed, Nadifa
  • Freud, Esther
  • Grant, Linda
  • Shriver, Lionel
  • Niffenegger, Audrey
  • Serpell, Namwali
  • McCracken, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brontë, Charlotte
  • Short stories
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories inspired by Jane Eyre
Label
Reader, I married him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in hardcover in Great Britain by Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Tracy Chevalier -- My mother's wedding / Tessa Hadley -- Luxury hour / Sarah Hall -- Grace Poole her testimony / Helen Dunmore -- Dangerous dog / Kirsty Gunn -- To hold / Joanna Briscoe -- It's a man's life, ladies / Jane Gardam -- Since first I saw your face / Emma Donoghue -- Reader, I married him / Susan Hill -- The mirror / Francine Prose -- A migrating bird / Elif Shafak -- Behind the mountain / Evie Wyld -- The China from Buenos Aires / Patricia Park -- Reader, she married me / Salley Vickers -- Dorset gap / Tracy Chevalier -- Party girl / Nadifa Mohamed -- Transference / Esther Freud -- The mash-up / Linda Grant -- The self-seeding sycamore / Lionel Shriver -- The orphan exchange / Audrey Niffenegger -- Double men / Namwali Serpell -- Robinson Crusoe at the waterpark / Elizabeth McCracken -- Notes on the contributors -- A note on Charlotte Brontë
Control code
000057056302
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Morrow Paperbacks edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062447098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913332582
Label
Reader, I married him : stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier
Publication
Note
First published in hardcover in Great Britain by Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, in 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Tracy Chevalier -- My mother's wedding / Tessa Hadley -- Luxury hour / Sarah Hall -- Grace Poole her testimony / Helen Dunmore -- Dangerous dog / Kirsty Gunn -- To hold / Joanna Briscoe -- It's a man's life, ladies / Jane Gardam -- Since first I saw your face / Emma Donoghue -- Reader, I married him / Susan Hill -- The mirror / Francine Prose -- A migrating bird / Elif Shafak -- Behind the mountain / Evie Wyld -- The China from Buenos Aires / Patricia Park -- Reader, she married me / Salley Vickers -- Dorset gap / Tracy Chevalier -- Party girl / Nadifa Mohamed -- Transference / Esther Freud -- The mash-up / Linda Grant -- The self-seeding sycamore / Lionel Shriver -- The orphan exchange / Audrey Niffenegger -- Double men / Namwali Serpell -- Robinson Crusoe at the waterpark / Elizabeth McCracken -- Notes on the contributors -- A note on Charlotte Brontë
Control code
000057056302
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Morrow Paperbacks edition.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9780062447098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913332582

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