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  • ISBN: 0679405828 :
  • ISBN: 9780679405825
  • Physical Description: xxxviii, 284 p. ; 21 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1991.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. xxx-xxxi).
Summary, etc.: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune.
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Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), a poor clergyman’s daughter from Yorkshire, England, worked as a teacher and governess before her publication of Jane Eyre won her instant fame. She went on to produce three more novels before dying at the age of thirty-eight.

Subject: England Fiction
Orphans Fiction
Young women Fiction
Country homes Fiction
Married people Fiction
Charity-schools Fiction
Mentally ill women Fiction
Fathers and daughters Fiction
Governesses Fiction
Genre: Love stories.
Bildungsromans.
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