The Resource Agnes Grey ; : The tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Agnes Grey ; : The tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

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Agnes Grey ; : The tenant of Wildfell Hall
Title
Agnes Grey ;
Title remainder
The tenant of Wildfell Hall
Statement of responsibility
Anne Brontë ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The only one-volume hardcover edition of the two uncommonly powerful novels written by the youngest of the famous Brontë sisters. Anne Brontë wrote these two fantastically successful novels just before her tragically early death, both of them in a much more grittily realistic mode than the more romantic ones favored by her sisters. Agnes Grey, the story of a governess working for disdainful and cruel employers, is a wrenching account of the desperate straits faced by Victorian women without money or husband. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall tells a story that was shocking for its time: a woman leaves her alcoholic and abusive husband in order to protect their young son and must live in hiding to prevent the law from taking her child away from her. These novels have become classics not only by dint of the subtle and ironic force of Anne Brontë's prose but because of the passionate indictments of social injustice that animate them."--Publisher's website
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BTCTA
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1820-1849
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Brontë, Anne
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR4162
LC item number
.A54 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1820-1849
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hughes-Hallett, Lucy
  • Brontë, Anne
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
343
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  • Governesses
  • Single women
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Married women
  • Alcoholism
  • Alcoholism
  • Governesses
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Married women
  • Single women
  • England
  • England
Label
Agnes Grey ; : The tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxi)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xxix, 710 pages
Isbn
9781841593432
Isbn Type
(UK)
Lccn
2011277491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745979724
  • (OCoLC)ocn745979724
Label
Agnes Grey ; : The tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë ; with an introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxi)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xxix, 710 pages
Isbn
9781841593432
Isbn Type
(UK)
Lccn
2011277491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745979724
  • (OCoLC)ocn745979724

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