View Full Version : Jane Eyre follow-ups (re: Georgiana Reed)

07-30-2012, 02:47 PM
Hi. I was just wondering if anyone could help me with two questions.

1. Is there a truly comprehensive list anywhere of the many published sequels, prequels, fan-fiction novels, etc. that are inspired by Jane Eyre?

(I mean, apart from the stories at fanfiction.net)

2. Does anyone know if any of those follow-ups texts involve more storylines involving the Reed sisters (Georgiana specifically), either as children or as adults? I know the Jane Slayre book does a bit with her. Any others?

Thanks so much for anyone who might be able to help.

07-31-2012, 03:25 AM
I didn't know there were many Jane Eyre spin offs. I was only aware of The Wide Sargasso Sea.

07-31-2012, 04:33 AM
Most is fan fiction. Wide Sargasso Sea is another work of fiction that doesn't name its protagonist, but that is definitely based on JE. So yes, you can call it a spin-off, but I think it's the only one in its kind.

Unfortunately, I don't really read this kind of thing, so I looked at some fan fiction in the past, but it's badly written. I don't have a list. I don't think there is one as it is all quite heterogenous and individual. Maybe have a look on the Brontė blog? Although I find their make-up confusing.