The Letters of Charlotte Bronti'A: With a Selection of Letters by Family and Friends Volume III: 1852-1855

The Letters of Charlotte Bronti'A: With a Selection of Letters by Family and Friends Volume III: 1852-1855

by Margaret Smith
ISBN-10:
0198185995
ISBN-13:
9780198185994
Pub. Date:
04/28/2004
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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The Letters of Charlotte Bronti'A: With a Selection of Letters by Family and Friends Volume III: 1852-1855

This volume covers the period from 1852 until Charlotte Brontës tragically early death in March 1855. We read of her long struggle to complete Villette, and her indignation when Harriet Martineau finds in it evidence that her mind is "full of the subject of one passion-love." Complete texts of many letters to Mrs. Gaskell illuminate Charlotte's friendship with the fellow-novelist who was to be her biographer. Subsequent letters touchingly reveal her love for her husband, her "tenderest nurse" during her last illness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198185994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Manuscripts
Textual Policy
A Chronology of Charlotte Brontë
Biographical Notes
THE LETTERS
Appendices
Index

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