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Charlotte Bronte: Jane Eyre and Villette. A casebook by Miriam (Farris) Allott

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Published by Macmillan in [London] .
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  • Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.,
  • Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.,
  • Governesses in literature.,
  • Women teachers in literature.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [243]-245.

Statementedited by Miriam Allott.
SeriesCasebook series
LC ClassificationsPR4167.J5 A4
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5090645M
ISBN 100333136551, 0333136578
LC Control Number74162140

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Charlotte's Jane Eyre was the first to know success, while Emily's Wuthering Heights, Anne's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and other works were later to be accepted as . With her final novel, Villette, Charlotte Brontë reached the height of her artistic published in , Villette is Brontë's most accomplished and deeply felt work, eclipsing even Jane Eyre in critical acclaim. Her narrator, the autobiographical Lucy Snowe, flees England and a tragic past to become an instructor in a French boarding school in the town of/5(K).   Charlotte Brontë worked as a teacher and governess before collaborating on a book of poetry with her two sisters, Emily and Anne, who were writers as well. In , Brontë published the. Jane Eyre, novel by Charlotte Bronte, first published in Widely considered a classic, it gave a new truthfulness to the Victorian novel with its realistic portrayal of the inner life of a woman, noting her struggles with her natural desires and social condition. Learn more about Jane Eyre, including its plot.

Most famous for her passionate novel Jane Eyre (), Charlotte Brontë also published poems and three other novels. She was the third of six children of Patrick Brontë, an Irish crofter’s son who rose via a Cambridge education to become, in , a perpetual curate at Haworth, in : Female. 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 , by Smith, Elder & Co. of first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. Jane Eyre is a Bildungsroman which follows the experiences of its eponymous heroine.   "Villette" is the last of Charlotte Bronte's novels and it goes places and poses questions about religion, morals, corruption,and ambition that are still being heatedly debated one hundred and seventy years later. This is a very long novel and it is the type of book that should be read carefully and patiently, and more than once/5().   Charlotte Brontë wrote not one but two masterpieces. Most readers know Jane Eyre. Even non-readers feel they know it, because they have seen a film version, or just because it .

Jane Eyre was one of the books my Nan handed over. I must admit I did try Jane Eyre back then and was getting into it before circumstances meant I didn't do so much reading and could not get back into the story. I have tried a few times since, again circumstances in life intervening/5(K).   Charlotte published three novels during her lifetime – Jane Eyre, Shirley and Villette – while a fourth, entitled The Professor, was published posthumously. In addition to her written works, Charlotte Brontë also enjoyed drawing and provided illustrations for the second edition of Jane Eyre. Brontë died in , at the age of   Have you read it?» exclaimed George Eliot when Charlotte Brontë's final novel appeared in "It is a still more wonderful book than "Jane Eyre". There is something almost preternatural in its power." Arguably Brontë's most refined and deeply felt work, Villette draws on her profound loneliness following the deaths of her three siblings.5/5(1). Charlotte Brontë, married name Mrs. Arthur Bell Nicholls, pseudonym Currer Bell, (born Ap , Thornton, Yorkshire, England—died Ma , Haworth, Yorkshire), English novelist noted for Jane Eyre (), a strong narrative of a woman in conflict with her natural desires and social condition.