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Shirley is Charlotte Bront:e e's only historical novel and her most topical one. Written at a time of social unrest, it is set during the period of the Napoleonic Wars, when economic hardship led to riots in the woollen district of Yorkshire. A mill-owner, Robert Moore, is determined to introduce new machinery despite fierce opposition from his workers; he ignores their suffering, and puts his own life at risk .Robert sees marriage to the wealthy Shirley Keeldar as the solution to his difficulties, but he loves his cousin Caroline. She suffers misery and frustration, and Shirley has her own ideas about the man she will choose to marry. The friendship between the two women, and the contrast between their situations, is at the heart of this compelling novel, which is suffused with Bront":'s deep yearning for an earlier time.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199540808
Author:
Bronte, Charlotte
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Smith, Margaret
Editor:
Rosengarten, Herbert
Author:
Charlotte Bront?
Author:
Smith, Margaret
Author:
Bront�, Charlotte
Author:
Gezari, Janet
Author:
Rosengarten, Herbert
Author:
Bront, Charlotte
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford World's Classics
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
5.1 x 7.7 x 1.4 in 0.95 lb

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