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- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 3.95
The Professor was the first novel that Charlotte Brontė completed. Rejected by the publisher who took on the work of her sisters in 1846 - Anne's Agnes Grey and Emily's Wuthering Heights - it remained unpublished until 1857, two years after Charlotte Brontė's death. Like Villette (1853), The Professor is based on her experiences as a... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Charlotte Bronte's Villette is the gothic tale of Lucy Snowe, who travels to the fictional town of Villette in Belgium to teach at a girl's school. The book explores Lucy's psychological and cultural isolation, and her sense of patriarchal repression as she is drawn relentlessly towards love and adventure. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Shirley was the second published novel by Charlotte Bronte, after Jane Eyre . It is a social novel set against the backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in Yorshire after the Napoleonic Wars, particularly in the depressed textile industry. The novel's heroine is given a boy's name by her father, who expected a son. The novel's popularity turned... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 4.99
As an orphan, Jane's childhood is not an easy one but her independence and strength of character keep her going through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal school. However, her biggest challenge is yet to come. Taking a job as a governess in a house full of secrets, for a passionate man she grows more and more attracted to, ultimately... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 8.99
Charlotte Brontė's letters are our most direct source of information about the Brontės and the life of the novelist. Vivid and passionate, they describe her inmost feelings as well as the world around her in Haworth, Belgium, and London. They offer insights into her novels and the development of her literary style. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Jane Eyre is a psychological romance about an orphan told in the first-person. The novel is a fictional account of events, people, and places closely resembling the author's own life, that takes place in northern England during the mid-1840s. Orphaned as a baby, Jane Eyre is cared for by an aunt. After ten years of abuse and neglect, Jane is... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 8.00
Jane Eyre is a wildly emotional romance, with a lonely heroine and a tormented Byronic hero, pathetic orphans, dark secrets, and a mad-woman in the attic. When it was published in 1847 it was a great popular success. The power of the writing, the masterly handling of narrative, and the boldly realistic style were much admired. But when Currer Bell,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 14.00
"Villette ! Villette ! Have you read it?" exclaimed George Eliot when Charlotte Brontė's final novel appeared in 1853. "It is a still more wonderful book than Jane Eyre. There is something almost preternatural in its power." Arguably Brontė's most refined and deeply felt work, Villette draws on her profound loneliness following the deaths of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 19.50
Following the tremendous popular success of Jane Eyre, which earned her lifelong notoriety as a moral revolutionary, Charlotte Brontė vowed to write a sweeping social chronicle that focused on "something real and unromantic as Monday morning." Set in the industrializing England of the Napoleonic wars and Luddite revolts of 1811-12, Shirley (1849)... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 5.95
In conjunction with the New York Public Library, Doubleday is proud to introduce a very special collector's series of literary masterpieces. Lavishly illustrated with rare archival material from the library's extensive resources, including the renowned Berg collection, these editions will bring the classics to life for a new generation of readers.... more...