Charlotte Bronte, 1816-1916: A Centenary Memorial." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism.
This article would be helpful if one was doing a paper on realism or romanticism within Jane Eyre. It tells how Jane Eyre is one the best mystery stories ever produced. It tells how realism and romanticism co-exist in the book. The article states how they are spoken of as if realism and romanticism were two alternative types of art. These types of details define Bronte's work.
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, and Emily B. Tennyson, eds. "Jane Eyre: An Autobiography.".
Graham's Magazine. 1848:299. "Charlotte Bronte." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Vol. 8. Detroit: Gale, 1985. 53.
This article critiques the character of Rochester and how he has some faults. It says that with the novel being so powerful the character of Rochester is a "mechanical monster." It describes how Bronte tries to create a character that she has no idea about. It says that the character she creates has things that she knows a good deal about while it has certain things that she knows nothing about. According to the article no woman that had truly ever been in love could have loved the Rochester type of character.
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, and Emily B. Tennyson, eds. "Jane Eyre." Novels of the .
Eighteen-Forties. 1954:257-313. "Charlotte Bronte." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Vol. 8. Detroit: Gale, 1985. 59-61.
This article states that the autobiographical form of Jane Eyre is vitally important to the structure. The use of a first person narrator also helps to form unity within the novel according to the article. The novel is seen from the vantage point of the narrator, Jane. The use of a first person narrator makes a reader feel more connected with the novel. Also it lets the reader see how that one character evolves throughout the novel. .
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, and Emily B. Tennyson, eds. "The Brontes." The Critical .