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domingo, 12 de fevereiro de 2012

JANE EYRE- A love story

JANE EYRE- Lithograph by Paula Rego

Paula Rego is a Portuguese painter who lives and works in England. In Cascais you can find a collection of her works in Casa das Histórias. It opened in 2009 and the building is a work of the awarded Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura.


JANE EYRE is a novel by Charlotte Brontë. It was published in 1847 and covers five stages:

1-   Jane's childhood at Gateshead, where she is emotionally and physically abused by her aunt and cousins;
2-   her education at Lowood School, where she makes acquaintance with friends but also suffers privations and oppression;
3-    her time as governess of Thornfield Hall, where she falls in love with Mr. Rochester;
4-    her time with the Rivers family during which her cousin and clergyman proposes to her;
5-   and the finale with her marriage to her beloved Mr.Rochester.

There have been many adaptations of JANE EYRE for the screen.

1 comentário:

  1. I really didn't know about Paula Rego's Jane Eyre picture! I have to go to that museum eventually.