- Title Pages
- Introduction: picturing Charlotte Brontë
1The ‘Charlotte’ cult: writing the literary pilgrimage, from Gaskell to Woolf
2The path out of Haworth: mobility, migration and the global in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley and the writings of Mary Taylor
3Brontë countries: nation, gender and place in the literary landscapes of Haworth and Brussels
4Reading the revenant in Charlotte Brontë’s literary afterlives: charting the path from the ‘silent country’ to the seance
5Charlotte Brontë on stage: 1930s biodrama and the archive/museum performed
6‘Poetry, as I comprehend the word’: Charlotte Brontë’s lyric afterlife
7The legacy of Lucy Snowe: reconfiguring spinsterhood and the Victorian family in inter-war women’s writing
8Hunger, rebellion and rage: adapting Villette
9The ethics of appropriation; or, the ‘mere spectre’ of Jane Eyre: Emma Tennant’s Thornfield Hall, Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair and Gail Jones’s Sixty Lights
10‘The insane Creole’: the afterlife of Bertha Mason
11Jane Eyre’s transmedia lives
12‘Reader, I [shagged/beat/whipped/f****d/rewrote] him’: the sexual and financial afterlives of Jane Eyre
- Appendix: Charlotte Brontë’s cultural legacy, 1848–2016
- Charlotte Brontë
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