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Thursday, October 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Literary Lunch: Jane Eyre Turns 170

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This brown bag lunch features Mallory Ortberg (The Toast, Texts From Jane Eyre), speaking on the continued popularity and relevance of Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic-Victorian novel. First published in 1847 under the byline “Currer Bell,” Jane Eyre revolutionized the art of fiction, and although criticized as anti-Christian, was eventually praised for its fearless exploration of the themes of classism, sexuality, religion, and feminism. FREE

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Mallory Ortberg

Mallory Ortberg is co-founder of The Toast, and author of Texts From Jane Eyre and the upcoming short story collection The Merry Spinster.



Thursday October 12, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Mechanics' Institute Library 57 Post St., San Francisco CA 94104

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