Jane Eyre (Hardcover)

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By Charlotte Bronte, Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Introduction by)
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Initially published under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847, Charlotte Bronte's" Jane Eyre" erupted onto the English literary scene, immediately winning the devotion of many of the world's most renowned writers, including William Makepeace Thackeray, who declared it a work "of great genius."
Widely regarded as a revolutionary novel, Bronte's masterpiece introduced the world to a radical new type of heroine, one whose defiant virtue and moral courage departed sharply from the more acquiescent and malleable female characters of the day.
Passionate, dramatic, and surprisingly modern, Jane Eyre endures as one of the world's most beloved novels. This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes newly written explanatory notes.
(Cover features a removable movie tie-in bellyband.)

About the Author

Diane Johnson is the author of many books, including the bestselling novel "Le Divorce, "which was a 1997 National Book Award finalist, and "Le Mariage." "From the Trade Paperback edition."

Praise For…

"At the end we are steeped through and through with the genius, the vehemence, the indignation of Charlotte Brontë."
--Virginia Woolf

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307700377
ISBN-10: 0307700372
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Publication Date: February 8th, 2011
Pages: 284
Language: English
Series: Everyman's Library