I don't think Jean Rhys was a "fan" of Jane Eyre by any stretch of the imagination. Your case would be stronger, I think, if you left out authors who were authors in their own right before participating with another text in order to create an original new text, especially authors writing before the concept of "fan" was as… » 4/19/14 3:41pm Yesterday 3:41pm

This makes me think of the irony of how one of the very first post-apocalyptic works, Pat Frank's Alas, Babylon, was at least partly a critique on how society was NOT embracing civil rights and was ultimately failing PoC, particularly in the South. The protagonist succeeds, partly, because he seeks help from the local… » 4/19/14 1:21pm Yesterday 1:21pm