Jane Eyre’s Sisters by Jody Gentian Bower

Jane Eyre’s Sisters by Jody Gentian Bower

Back in the 1980s the standard fare of almost all popular womens literature centered around a very narrow range of themes. For teacher and lecturer Jody Gentian Bower the stories that she read at that time were not only unimaginative and derivative but also left her feeling that they failed to reflect the essential dynamics within her own life—one which, as she points out in her book, ‘Jane Eyre’s Sisters: How Women Live and Write the Heroine’s Story’ …resembled the path a ball takes through a pinball machine. Then, whilst…

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