2016 is not only the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë, it also marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Emma (although it was published on the 25th of December of 1815) and the… 975 more words
A new Jane Eyre German translation published a few weeks ago: Jane EyreCharlotte BrontëTranslated by Melanie WalzInsel-VerlagISBN: 978-3-458-17653-407.12.2015 Nach einer Kindheit im Waisenhaus tritt Jane Eyre eine Stelle als Gouvernante auf dem entlegenen Landsitz Thornfield Hall an – und verliebt sich unsterblich in den Hausherrn, den düsteren und verschlossenen Edward Rochester. 138 more words
em-niht, n.n: equal day and night, equinox.
Emily Dickinson published only ten poems. Printed in various newspapers, her verses all appeared anonymously. It was not some failure of contemporary taste but her own decision that kept the rest of her poetry private. Dickinson wrote in one poem that “Publication—is the Auction / Of the Mind of Man—” and indeed she seems to have felt there was something crass, even violative about fixing one’s words in a particular arrangement of type, surrendering them for a price.
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When Women’s History Month rolls around every March, much of the attention tends to concentrate on a handful of our impressive female forebears—but they did not change the world alone. Less discussed are women like the tennis champion who also served as a World War II spy, or the Austrian movie star who invented the…
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