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Shirley

Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855. Herbert Rosengarten; Margaret Smith 1931-

New ed.. 2007

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  • Title:
    Shirley
  • Author: Charlotte Brontë 1816-1855.
  • Herbert Rosengarten; Margaret Smith 1931-
  • Description: CONTENTS; VOLUME I; I. Levitical; II. The Waggons; III. Mr. Yorke; IV. Mr. Yorke (continued); V. Hollow's Cottage; VI. Coriolanus; VII. The Curates at Tea; VIII. Noah and Moses; IX. Briarmains; X. Old Maids; XI. Fieldhead; VOLUME II; I. Shirley and Caroline; II. Further Communications on Business; III. Shirley seeks to be Saved by Works; IV. Mr. Donne's Exodus; V. Whitsuntide; VI. The School-Feast; VII. Which the Genteel Reader is recommended to Skip, Low Persons being here Introduced; VIII. A Summer Night; IX. To-Morrow; X. Mrs. Pryor; XI. Two Lives; XII. An Evening Out; VOLUME III
    I. The Valley of the Shadow of DeathII. The West Wind Blows; III. Old Copy-Books; IV. The First Blue-Stocking; V. Phœbe; VI. Louis Moore; VII. Rushedge, a Confessional; VIII. Uncle and Niece; IX. The Schoolboy and the Wood-Nymph; X. Martin's Tactics; XI. Case of Domestic Persecution.--Remarkable Instance of Pious Perseverance in the Discharge of Religious Duties; XII. Wherein Matters make some Progress, but not much; XIII. Written in the Schoolroom; XIV. The Winding-up
    Shirley is Charlotte Bronte's only historical novel and her most topical one. The introduction to this new edition considers its autobiographical overtones as well as its social context, and includes revised notes and bibliography. - ;'You expected bread, and you have got a stone; break your teeth on it, and don't shriek...you will have learned the great lesson how to endure without a sob.'. Written at a time of social unrest, it is set during the period of the Napoleonic Wars, when economic hardship
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (611 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-281-37139-4;ISBN 9786611371395;ISBN 0-19-153807-8
  • Subjects: Textile industry -- Fiction; Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Fiction; Women -- England -- Fiction; Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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