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Current Event May 29, 2015

Jane Eyre Reimagined

Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre” is a classic coming of age tale of orphan Jane Eyre’s growth and morality. The original novel was published in England in 1847 and reflected the culture and standards of the time. A new novel by author Patricia Park, “Re Jane,” reimagines the tale, placing it in modern Korean American culture. Listen to hear from the author about how she was influenced by Jane Eyre and how the story resonates with her own culture and experience.

Literature Gender Fiction

Story Length: 11:16

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 05/06/2015

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