Charlotte Bronte Shirley

ISBN 13: 9780404088323


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Set in Yorkshire during the Napoleonic Wars, this novel articulates the social realities of economic hardship, the Luddite riots, dissatisfaction with the Government and an inadequate Church. Moore, a mill owner who ignores the suffering of his workers, affects the lives of Caroline and Shirley.

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"When Charlotte Bronte removed her heroines from the home, she loosened the constrictions that bound a woman to her stove and cradle, and launched an inquiry into the nature of feminine experience that was to change the course of modern fiction."

--Susan Fromberg Schaeffer

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Charlotte Brontė was an English 19th century writer whose novel Jane Eyre is considered a classic of Western literature. Born on April 21, 1816, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, Charlotte Brontė 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 1847, Brontė published the semi-autobiographical novel Jane Eyre, which was a hit and would become a literary classic. Her other novels included Shirley and Villette. She died on March 31, 1855, in Haworth, Yorkshire, England.

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Bronte, Charlotte
Published by AMS Press (1973)
ISBN 10: 0404088325 ISBN 13: 9780404088323
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