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The Professor - Charlotte Brontë, Heather Glen
The Professor
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The hero of Charlotte Bronte's first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium. There, however, his entanglement with the sensuous but manipulative Zoraide Reuter, complicates his affections for a penniless girl who is both teacher and pupil... show more
The hero of Charlotte Bronte's first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium. There, however, his entanglement with the sensuous but manipulative Zoraide Reuter, complicates his affections for a penniless girl who is both teacher and pupil in Reuter's school.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140433111 (0140433112)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
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Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it
2.0 A Teacher’s Struggle For Happiness: The Professor by Charlotte Brontë
To read the first work of a much adored writer can be either a revelation or more likely a deception, sometimes even a big one because not many succeed in producing outstanding literature already in the very first try. Writing like any other occupation needs practice. And experience of life usually ...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 The Professor
It was good to be back in Brontë-land, even early Brontë. Few authors have that passionate, idiomatic sweep of phrase; it was intriguing to hear this voice coming from a male instead of a female narrator. Other people have summarized at length the various irritants to a modern or liberal reader - t...
Zielono w głowie
Zielono w głowie rated it
3.0
W chwili, gdy na rynku wydawniczym pojawiły się powieści sióstr Brontë, które nigdy dotąd nie były dostępne polskiemu czytelnikowi, byłam, jako wielka wielbicielka XIX-wiecznej literatury, zupełnie szczęśliwa i zachwycona. Dziś mam już za sobą lekturę każdej z nich, a moje odczucia są bardzo różne. ...
My Journey in Writing
My Journey in Writing rated it
3.0 The Professor
The Professor may be considered by some as nothing more than a draft of Villette, but I must confess I preferred it to its successor. Maybe that's merely because of my romantic nature, especially since i found the ending a trifle more satisfying, but I think that it also relates to the fact that thi...
Adriana Reads
Adriana Reads rated it
3.0 The Professor
There's a reason why this is not as well known as Jane Eyre. I found the story enjoyable enough, but the writing is unremarkable, and having Ms. Bronte write in the first person from a male perspective just didn't ring true. I couldn't stop thinking to myself, "Would a man really act or feel this ...
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