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Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, 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, 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 ...
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Jane Eyre

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Overview

Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, 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, 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 wider and richer life than Victorian society traditionally allowed.

With a heroine full of yearning, the dangerous secrets she encounters, and the choices she finally makes, Charlotte Bronte's innovative and enduring romantic novel continues to engage and provoke readers.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148379812
  • Publisher: Nook Classics
  • Publication date: 7/13/2013
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 507
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Charlotte Brontë fue un novelista británico, la mayor de las tres hermanas Brontë famosas que cuyas novelas se han convertido en estándares de la literatura inglesa. Véase también Emily Brontë y Anne Brontë.

Charlotte Brontë nació en Thornton, Yorkshire, Inglaterra, el tercero de seis hijos, Patrick Brontë (anteriormente "Patrick Brunty"), un clérigo anglicano irlandés y su esposa, Maria Branwell. En abril de 1820, la familia se trasladó a pocos kilómetros a Haworth, donde Patrick había sido nombrado cura perpetuo. Maria Branwell Brontë murió de cáncer el 15 de septiembre de 1821, dejando cinco hijas y un hijo al cuidado de su hermana Elizabeth Branwell. En agosto de 1824, Charlotte fue enviado con tres de sus hermanas; Emily, Maria y Elizabeth, a la escuela de las hijas de la clero en Cowan Bridge en Lancashire (que ella describiría como Lowood School en Jane Eyre).

Sus malas condiciones, Charlotte mantenidos permanentemente afectaron su salud y desarrollo físico y apresuraron a la muerte de sus dos hermanas mayores, Maria (nacido en 1814) y Elizabeth (n. 1815), quien murió de tuberculosis en 1825 poco después que fueron retirados de la escuela.

En el país en Haworth Parsonage, Charlotte y los otros niños sobrevivientes — Branwell, Emily y Anne — comenzó una crónica de las vidas y luchas de los habitantes de sus reinos imaginarios. Charlotte y Branwell escribieron historias sobre su país — Angria, y Emily y Anne escribieron artículos y poemas sobre ellos — Gondal. Las sagas fueron elaboradas y enrevesada (y todavía existen en parte manuscritos) y siempre con un interés obsesivo en la infancia y la adolescencia temprana, que prepararon para su vocación literaria en la edad adulta.

Charlotte continuó su educación en la cabeza de huevas escuela en Mirfield de 1831 a 1832, donde conoció a sus amigos de toda la vida y corresponsales, Ellen Nussey y Mary Taylor. Durante este período (1833), ella escribió su novela el enano verde bajo el nombre de Wellesley. Charlotte volvió como profesor de 1835 a 1838.

En 1839 comenzó a jugar a la primera de muchas posiciones como institutriz a varias familias en Yorkshire, una carrera c
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