Listen to Laura and Jacob reflect on their reading of Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë, the second selection of our Year of Great Books academy. Their conversation was recorded at a live taping at the Strand Bookstore in New York City on April 13.
Laura also speaks with Deborah Lutz, Thruston B. Morton professor of English at the University of Louisville, about her book The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects.
To listen to forthcoming episodes of Year of Great Books, subscribe to the Slate Academy podcast feed at Slate.com/GreatBooks.
Talk to Jacob, Laura, and other Year of Great Books members in our private Facebook group. And here’s everything else you should read to supplement your Slate Academy reading of Jane Eyre:
- Introducing “A Year of Great Books” by Laura Miller and Gabriel Roth, Dec. 16, 2015
- Introducing Jane Eyre by Laura Miller, March 15
- What Do Appearances Mean in Jane Eyre? by Katy Waldman, April 4
- Jane Eyre and the Plight of the Victorian Governess by Laura Miller, March 31
If you haven’t already done so, you should register to win a free copy of Thandie Newton’s audiobook reading of Jane Eyre, courtesy of Audible.
Finally, make sure to vote for our next selection—stay tuned to our Facebook group for more information.
Subscribe to our Year of Great Books newsletter to receive updates about the series.
To access all features of this Slate Academy, or to learn more about enrolling, visit Slate.com/GreatBooks.