Texts in the City: Jane Eyre

Texts in the City: Jane Eyre

Our Texts in the City series – a gift to students, their teachers and lifelong learners – brings the VCE English and Literature lists to life. In this edition, host Lili Wilkinson speaks with author Carmel Bird about power, sex and tradition in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre.

Presented in association with The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English.


Portrait of Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson

Lili Wilkinson is a reader and writer of Young Adult fiction. She was first published at age twelve in Voiceworks magazine. Her titles include Scatterheart, Pink and most recently Love-Shy and The Zigzag Effect.

Portrait of Carmel Bird

Carmel Bird

Carmel Bird is an Australian fiction writer who has written ten novels and six collections of short fiction. Her most recent novel is Child of the Twilight.

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