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Jane Eyre

Charlotte Bronte


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PUBLISHED: 30th November 2006
ISBN: 9780141441146
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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.
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  • Paperback
    $13.95
PUBLISHED: 30th November 2006
ISBN: 9780141441146
ANNOTATION:
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.

Annotation

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.

Publisher Description

A new edition of one of Penguin's top ten Classics-the novel that has been "teaching true strength of character for generations" ("The Guardian") A novel of intense power and intrigue, "Jane Eyre" has dazzled generations of readers with its depiction of a woman's quest for freedom. This updated edition features a new introduction discussing the novel's political and magical dimensions.

Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity school, Jane Eyre becomes an independent and spirited survivor-qualities that serve her well as governess at Thornfield Hall. But when she finds love with her sardonic employer, Rochester, the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice. Should she stay with him whatever the consequences or follow her convictions, even if it means leaving her beloved?

Author Biography

Charlotte Bronte (1816-55), sister of Anne Bronte and Emily Bronte. Jane Eyre appeared in 1847 and was followed by Shirley (1848) and Vilette (1853). In 1854 Charlotte Bronte married her father's curate, Arthur Bell Nicholls. She died during her pregnancy on March 31, 1855 in Haworth, Yorkshire. The Professor was posthumously published in 1857. Dr Stevie Davis is a novelist, critic and historian. She is Director of Creative writing at the University of Wales Swansea. She is the author of four books on Emily Bronte, three novels, and three books in the Penguin Critical Studies series.

Review

"At the end we are steeped through and through with the genius, the vehemence, the indignation of Charlotte Bront ." --Virginia Woolf

Product Details

Short Title
JANE EYRE
Pages
278
Publisher
Penguin Books
Series
Penguin Classics
Language
English
ISBN-10
0141441143
ISBN-13
9780141441146
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-11-30
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
Stevie Davies
Audience Age
12-18
Author
Charlotte Bronte
Residence
ENK