Jane eyre was a controversial text during the victorian era because charlotte bronte wrote the book with many criticisms of what victorian era british believed in.
Without meaning to do so jane eyre sent waves of controversy throughout the literary community not just because it was a book written by a woman but because it was the first of its kind to feature realistic characters. Jane eyre is written in first-person from the point of view of jane the genre of jane eyre can be classified as many different types romance, mystery, and gothic fiction it can be considered a classic romantic novel because of the passionate relationship that jane and rochester form.
Jane eyre / ɛər / (originally published as jane eyre: an autobiography) is a novel by english writer charlotte brontë, published under the pen name currer bell, on 16 october 1847, by smith, elder & co of london, england. Jane eyre / ɛər / (originally published as jane eyre: an autobiography) is a novel by english writer charlotte brontë, published under the pen name currer bell, on 16 october 1847, by smith, elder & co of london, england the first american edition was published the following year by harper & brothers of new york.
A literary controversy a few days ago, sebastian faulks published an article in the telegraph comparing jane eyre to becky sharp which he began by stating that the former is a heroine while the latter is a hero jane eyre is a heroine becky sharp, the main character of thackeray’s vanity fair (1847-48), is a hero no one seems to question the distinction: it’s obvious.
But, she didn't that's not to say that bronte probably didn't think these things: she most likely had some element of white racial supremacy: that's how people thought i'm not saying that using jane eyre as a sound board for discussing important issues of racist history is wrong.
Jane eyre’s energetic voice—“racy,” in the nineteenth-century sense of the term—is one of the victorian era’s most distinctive it’s also potentially one of the more disturbing despite its affiliations with the do-gooderism of the “governess novel,” there’s not much about jane eyre that’s “realistic” or comfortable. Essay: feminism in charlotte bronte’s jane eyre feminism has been a prominent and controversial topic in writings for the past two centuries with novels such as jane austen’s pride and prejudice, or even william shakespeare’s macbeth the fascination over this subject by authors is evident.