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Author Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

Title Villette / Charlotte Brontë ; edited with an introduction and notes by Helen M. Cooper.

Imprint London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    BRONTE,CHA    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC BRONTE,C    DUE 07-01-20
Description liv, 611 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Penguin classics
Penguin classics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [lii]-liv).
Summary With neither friends nor family, Lucy Snowe sets sail from England to find employment in a girls' boarding school in the small town of Villette. There she struggles to retain her self-possession in the face of unruly pupils, an initially suspicious headmaster, and her own complex feelings, first for the school's English doctor and then for the dictatorial professor, Paul Emmanuel. Charlotte Brontë's last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.
Subject British -- Belgium -- Fiction
Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction
Women teachers -- Fiction
Brussels (Belgium) -- Fiction
Genre/Form Autobiographical fiction.
Psychological fiction
Love stories
Added Author Cooper, Helen M. (Helen Margaret)
ISBN 0140434798 (pbk.) : $12.00
9780140434798 (pbk.)

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