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Charlotte Bronte

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.


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Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$7.95/9.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-45519-2 (0-307-45519-X)

Charlotte Brontë's most beloved novel describes the passionate love between the courageous orphan Jane Eyre and the brilliant, brooding, and domineering Rochester. The loneliness and cruelty of Jane's childhood strengthens her natural independence and spirit, which prove invaluable when she takes a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. But after... Read more






Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte, Adapted by Jane E. Gerver
Random House Books for Young Readers | Trade Paperback | June 1997
$3.99/5.99(Canada) | 978-0-679-88618-1 (0-679-88618-4)

Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls at night. What is the sinister secret that threatens Jane and her new... Read more






Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1991
$25.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40582-5 (0-679-40582-8)

Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester. Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their love for each other grows, and the secrets of Mr Rochester's past are revealed.

Charlotte Brontë’s novel about the passionate love between Jane... Read more






Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Bantam Classics | Paperback | September 1983
$4.95/7.50(Canada) | 978-0-553-21140-5 (0-553-21140-4)

Charlotte Brontë’s impassioned novel is the love story of Jane Eyre, a plain yet spirited governess, and her employer, the arrogant, brooding Mr. Rochester. Published in 1847 under the pseudonym Currer Bell, the book heralded a new kind of heroine—one whose virtuous integrity, keen intellect, and tireless perseverance broke through class... Read more






Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | February 2011
$19.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-70037-7 (0-307-70037-2)

Initially published under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre erupted onto the English literary scene, immediately winning the devotion of many of the world's most renowned writers, including William Makepeace Thackeray, who declared it a work "of great genius."

Widely regarded as a revolutionary novel, Brontë's masterpiece... Read more






Jane Eyre
Written by Charlotte Bronte, Introduction by Diane Johnson
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2000
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78332-9 (0-679-78332-6)

Introduction by Diane Johnson
Commentary by G. K. Chesterton, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Rigby, George Saintsbury, and Anthony Trollope
 
Initially published under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre erupted onto the English literary scene, immediately winning the devotion of many of the world’s most renowned writers, including... Read more






Shirley and The Professor
Written by Charlotte Bronte, Introduction by Rebecca Fraser
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | May 2008
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-26821-1 (0-307-26821-7)

These two classic novels, together with Brontë's well-known Jane Eyre and Villette, comprise a magnificent oeuvre, each one a singular achievement of characterization, human understanding, and narrative elegance and drama.

Shirley
is the story of a complicated friendship between two very different women: shy and socially constrained Caroline, the poor niece...

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Villette
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$11.95/13.99(Canada) | 978-0-307-45556-7 (0-307-45556-4)

Charlotte Brontë's final masterpiece powerfully portrays a woman struggling to reconcile love, jealousy, and a fierce desire for independence.

Having fled a harrowing past in England, Lucy Snowe begins a new life teaching at a boarding school in the great capital of a foreign country. There, as she tries to achieve independence... Read more






Villette
Written by Charlotte Bronte, Introduction by A.S. Byatt and Ignes Sodre
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$11.95/14.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75850-8 (0-375-75850-X)


"Villette! Villette! Have you read it?" exclaimed George Eliot when Charlotte Brontë's final novel appeared in 1853. "It is a still more wonderful book than Jane Eyre. There is something almost preternatural in its power."

Arguably Brontë's most refined and deeply felt work, Villette draws on her profound loneliness following the deaths... Read more






Villette
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | March 1992
$22.00/26.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40988-5 (0-679-40988-2)

Left by harrowing circumstances to fend for herself in the great capital of a foreign country, Lucy Snowe, the narrator and heroine of Villette, achieves by degrees an authentic independence from both outer necessity and inward grief. Charlotte Brontë's last novel, published in 1853, has a dramatic force comparable to that...

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Villette
Written by Charlotte Bronte
Bantam Classics | Paperback | October 1986
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21243-3 (0-553-21243-5)

With her final novel, Villette, Charlotte Bronte reached the height of her artistic power. First published in 1853, Villette is Bronte's most accomplished and deeply felt work, eclipsing even Jane Eyre in critical acclaim. Her narrator, the autobiographical Lucy Snowe, flees England and a tragic past to become an instructor in... Read more





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