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- 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...
- 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publisher who took on the work of her sisters in 1846 - Anne's Agnes Grey and Emily's Wuthering Heights - it remained unpublished until 1857, two years after Charlotte Brontė's death.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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 14.50
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 language student... more...
- Joshua James Press 1847; US$ 3.95
After a very unhappy childhood as an orphan, Jane Eyre becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall. Her life takes a dramatic and unexpected turn when she meets and becomes involved with the passionate, mysterious and cynical Mr Rochester, master of Thornfield Hall. They plan to marry but the wedding ceremony is interupted by events which shock and disturb... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 5.95
Left by harrowing circumstances to fend for herself in the great capital of a foreign country, Lucy Snowe, the narrator and heroine of Villette , achieves by degrees an authentic independence from both outer necessity and inward grief. Charlotte Brontė's last novel, published in 1853, has a dramatic force comparable to that of her other masterpiece,... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page eBook retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Many people think that Charlotte Bronte loosely based Jane Eyre on her own life and experiences.... more...