The Crimson Petal and the White Podcast Episodes

Written by Michel Faber

3 Episodes - 835 pages - ★★★★ - 27.1K ratings

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Ep 363 - The Crimson Petal and the White, by Michel Faber

Overdue - June 24, 2019 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Michel Faber's 2002 novel The Crimson Petal and the White has been hailed as a Dickensian novel with a saucy, modern narrator. How exactly does he pull that off in an epic story steeped in the history of Victorian London? And how does he play with our own expectations of the period? Fin...
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Rewriting Jane Eyre: The Avenging 'Angel in the House' in Michael Faber's The Crimson Petal and the White

English Graduate Conference 2012 - July 18, 2012 15:00 - 18 minutes
Erin Nyborg draws parallels between Michael Faber's 2002 novel The Crimson Petal and the White and Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre. She argues that Faber has appropriated narrative elements in order to rewrite the ending of Jane Eyre, already a feminist classic, in explicitly feminist terms.
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