Consider the novels by Emily Brontë's sisters Charlotte and Anne: Jane Eyre, Villette, Shirley, Agnes Grey, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.
Consider work by other Victorian-era English authors, such as North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (Charlotte Brontë's biographer), Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
Consider books by other prominent female British authors of the 19th century, such as Middlemarch by George Eliot and Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.
Consider contemporary modern (and postmodern) takes on the book, such as Alice Hoffman's Here on Earth and Jasper Fforde's The Well of Lost Plots.
Consider books with...