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Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780142437209
ISBN10: 0142437204
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A new edition of one of Penguin's top ten Classicsthe novel that has been "teaching true strength of character for generations"

(The Guardian)

A novel of intense power and intrigue, Jane Eyre has dazzled generations of readers with its depiction of a woman's quest for freedom. This updated edition features a new introduction discussing the novel's political and magical dimensions.

Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity school, Jane Eyre becomes an independent and spirited survivorqualities that serve her well as governess at Thornfield Hall. But when she finds love with her sardonic employer, Rochester, the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice. Should she stay with him whatever the consequences or follow her convictions, even if it means leaving her beloved?

Synopsis:

6 CDs, 6 hours

Synopsis:

Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead and subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield Hall, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers the impediment to their lawful marriage in a story that transcends melodrama to portray a woman's passionate search for a richer life than that traditionally allowed women in Victorian society.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Michael Mason

About the Author

Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855), one of four surviving children of a clergyman, worked as a governess and teacher and wrote four novels.

Michael Mason teaches at University College London and has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature.

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Rain-and-books, January 3, 2010 (view all comments by Rain-and-books)
The best book I've ever read! I will read it another hundred times at least. Jane Eyre is a story that empowers women everywhere to stand up for themselves, and make a life they can be proud of, while still letting them believe that there is true love for everyone. If you've never read it I would suggest correcting this immediately!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142437209
Editor:
Mason, Michael
Publisher:
Penguin Audio
Editor:
Mason, Michael
Author:
Bront
Author:
Davies, Stevie
Author:
, Charlotte
Author:
Bronte, Charlotte
Author:
Mason, Michael
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
England
Subject:
Governesses
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Mentally ill women
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
CD-Audio
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
107-338
Publication Date:
20050616
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
7.70x5.10x1.04 in. .88 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
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6 CDs, 6 hours

"Synopsis" by , Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead and subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield Hall, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers the impediment to their lawful marriage in a story that transcends melodrama to portray a woman's passionate search for a richer life than that traditionally allowed women in Victorian society.

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Michael Mason

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