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The Life of Charlotte Brontë - Elizabeth Gaskell, Angus Easson
The Life of Charlotte Brontë
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Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Bronte's and, having been invited to write the official life, determined to both tell the truth and honor her friend. This edition collates... show more
Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Bronte's and, having been invited to write the official life, determined to both tell the truth and honor her friend. This edition collates all three previous editions, as well as the manuscript, offering fuller information about the process of writing and a more detailed explanation of the text than any previous edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192838056 (0192838059)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 587
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Life of Charlotte Bronte (Penguin Classics)
I really enjoyed this book, and I don't think I'm exaggerating when I say this is probably one of the best biographies I've read in years.Before starting Gaskell's book, I only knew the bare bones of the Bronte family's story as well as a few anecdotes told to me by a couple of English teachers back...
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4.0 The Life of Charlotte Brontë (Oxford World's Classics)
After I read that wretched book by Gelsely Kirkland, I was refreshed and encouraged to read a biography of Charlotte Bronte. I recently read "Cranford", and Elizabeth Gaskell became of interest to me. In searching other books that she had written, I found that she had known and been a friend of Ch...
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