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Jane Eyre

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ISBN-10: 0192839659

ISBN-13: 9780192839657

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Charlotte Bront�, Margaret Smith, Sally Shuttleworth, Sally Shuttleworth

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'Such a strange book! Imagine a novel with a little swarthy governess for heroine, and a middle-aged ruffian for hero.' Sharpe's London Magazine (June 1855) Jane Eyre is an orphan grown up under the harsh regime first of her aunt and then as a pupil at Lowood Institution. She leaves to become a governess to the daughter of the mysterious Mr Rochester; gradually their relationship deepens, but Jane's passionate nature has yet to endure its deepest blows. In this new edition Sally Shuttleworth explores the power of a narrative that questions the rights of women, the nature of servitude and madness, martyrdom and rebellion in a story whose emotional charge is a strong today as it was more than…    
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List price: $7.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
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…    

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Note on the text
A Chronology of Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
Appendix: Opinions of the Press as printed at the end of the third edition
Explanatory Notes