Jane Eyre: A Guide to Reading and Reflecting
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Jane Eyre: A Guide to Reading and Reflecting  -     By: Charlotte Brontë, Karen Swallow Prior

Jane Eyre: A Guide to Reading and Reflecting

B&H Books / 2021 / Hardcover

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The haunting gothic romance between governess Jane Eyre and Edward Rochester, the brooding master of Thornfield Hall, has captured the imaginations of generations of readers. Yet many have little knowledge of the novel's Christian themes. Prior offers an introduction, overview, the original text, and reflection questions to help students read Bront<\#235>'s classic in light of the gospel. 760 pages, hardcover from B&H.

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Title: Jane Eyre: A Guide to Reading and Reflecting
By: Charlotte Brontë, Karen Swallow Prior
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 196
Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2021
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.41 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds 13 ounces
ISBN: 1462796672
ISBN-13: 9781462796670
Stock No: WW796671

Publisher's Description

Jane Eyre. Frankenstein. The Scarlet Letter. You’re familiar with these pillars of classic literature. You have seen plenty of Frankenstein costumes, watched the film adaptations, and may even be able to rattle off a few quotes, but do you really know how to read these books? Do you know anything about the authors who wrote them, and what the authors were trying to teach readers through their stories? Do you know how to read them as a Christian? Taking into account your old worldview, as well as that of the author?
 
In this beautiful cloth-over-board edition bestselling author, literature professor, and avid reader Karen Swallow Prior will guide you through Jane Eyre. She will not only navigate you through the pitfalls that trap readers today, but show you how to read it in light of the gospel, and to the glory of God.
 
This edition includes a thorough introduction to the author, context, and overview of the work (without any spoilers for first-time readers), the full original text, as well as footnotes and reflection questions throughout to help the reader attain a fuller grasp of Jane Eyre.
 
The full series currently includes: Heart of Darkness, Sense and Sensibility, Jane Eyre, and Frankenstein. Make sure to keep an eye out for the next classics in the series.

Author Bio

Karen Swallow Prior, Ph. D., is Research Professor of English and Christianity and Culture at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is the author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me (T. S. Poetry Press, 2012), Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More—Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist (Thomas Nelson, 2014), and On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Literature (Brazos 2018). She is co-editor of Cultural Engagement: A Crash Course in Contemporary Issues (Zondervan 2019) and has contributed to numerous other books. Her writing has appeared at Christianity Today, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, First Things, Vox, Relevant, Think Christian, The Gospel Coalition, Religion News Service, Books and Culture and other places. She is a founding member of The Pelican Project, a Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum, a Senior Fellow at the International Alliance for Christian Education, and a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States. She and her husband live on a 100-year old homestead in central Virginia with sundry horses, dogs, and chickens. And lots of books.  
 

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