Member Blogs > Gothica BooksWhy Charlotte Bronte Hated Jane Austen – The Daily Beast

  • Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:52:13    Permalink

    Its a fascinating oddity of literary history that the great Victorian novelist of romantic love, Charlotte Bront, despised that other great British chronicler of love, Jane Austen, and could not quite comprehend why Austen was valued so highly by critics in Bronts time. This seems counterintuitive: after all, both appear regularly at the top of lists of favorites compiled by readers, especially female readers, who love classic novels and all things romantic.

    via Why Charlotte Bronte Hated Jane Austen – The Daily Beast.

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