Shirley ; The professor

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New York : Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.


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xxviii, 922 pages ; 21 cm.
9780307268211 (US), 0307268217 (US), 9781857152920 (UK), 1857152921 (UK)


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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 of a tyrannical clergyman; and the independent heiress Shirley, who has both the resources and the spirit to defy convention. The romantic entanglements of the two women with a local mill owner and his penniless brother pit the claims of passion against the boundaries of class and society. The Professor--the first novel Brontë completed, the last to be published--is both a disturbing love story and the coming-of-age tale of a self-made man. At its center is William Crimsworth, who has come to Brussels to work as an instructor in a school for girls. When he becomes entangled with Zora;ide Reuter, a charismatic and brilliantly intellectual woman, the fervor of her feelings threatens both her own engagement and William's chance of finding true love. -- Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brontë, C. (2008). Shirley: The professor . Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. 2008. Shirley: The Professor. New York: Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Shirley: The Professor New York: Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brontë, Charlotte. Shirley: The Professor Everyman's Library/Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.

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