Jane Eyre is the novel of English Novelist Charlotte Brontë. He published his novel on October 16, 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London and England. The original title of this novel is “Jane Eyre: An Autobiography”. The 1st American edition was originally issued by Harper & Brothers of NK in the following year. It was set in Northern England in early nineteenth century and written in the English language.
Jane Eyre is an incredible novel that is divided into 38 chapters. It is a lengthy novel and most of the copies include 400 pages in length. Originally it was published in 3 volumes including a chapter from 1 to 15, from 16 to 26 and from 27 to 28. During the nineteenth century, it was the common format of publishing.
Brontë enthusiastic the second edition of a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.
Jane Eyre is adapted many times for feature films, theater and for TV series. Though, this novel has been the center of many reinterpretations and re-writings. Especially re-writings and reinterpretations by notable novelist have become significant within American Literature and British literature, including novels such as “Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea”.
This famous novel was ranked at number 10 in 2003 in the survey of BBC “The Big Read”. Though Jane Eyre is commonly accepted now in English literature’s canon and it is generally studied in secondary schools.
Charlotte Brontë has been named the ‘1st historian of private consciousness’ and fictional forebear of the writers like Proust and Joyce.