Synopses & Reviews
From the youngest Bronte sister, an account of the isolation, abuse, and snobbery endured by a nineteenth-century governess, inspired by Anne's own experiences. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the original 1847 edition and includes newly commissioned endnotes and a reading group guide.
About the Author
Barbara A. Suess, assistant professor of English at William Patterson University, is the co-editor of New Approaches to the Literary Art of Anne Brontë and the author of Progress and Identity in the Plays of W. B. Yeats, 1892-1907.