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ISBN-10: 0140433112

ISBN-13: 9780140433111

Edition: 1989

Authors: Charlotte Bront�, Heather Glen, Heather Glen, Heather Glen

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This story of William Crimsworth, who goes to Brussels to seek hs fortune, falls in love with Frances, a schoolteacher and lace-maker, and is pursued by Mlle Reuter, has often been dismissed as merely an abortive draft of Villette.
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List price: $12.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 6/6/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Charlotte Bronte, the third of six children, was born April 21, 1816, to the Reverend Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell Bronte in Yorkshire, England. Along with her sisters, Emily and Anne, she produced some of the most impressive writings of the 19th century. The Brontes lived in a time when women used pseudonyms to conceal their female identity, hence Bronte's pseudonym, Currer Bell. Charlotte Bronte was only five when her mother died of cancer. In 1824, she and three of her sisters attended the Clergy Daughter's School in Cowan Bridge. The inspiration for the Lowood School in the classic Jane Eyre was formed by Bronte's experiences at the Clergy Daughter's School. Her two older sisters…    

Charlotte Bront�(18161855) is the author of Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, and The Professor(published posthumously). Jessica Coxis a research student and postgraduate tutorial assistant in the Department of English at the University of Wales, Swansea. Lucasta Milleris the author of The Bront� Mythand writes for the Guardian. Heather Glenteaches at the University of Cambridge and is the editor of the Penguin Classics edition of Charlotte Bront�s The Professor.

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