Villette (Paperback)

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Villette After a family disaster, sheltered young Lucy travels to London, then later to teach at a French boarding school where she is surrounded by romance and adventure. Lucy is not able to escape heartache, however, but her journey has only just begun. Charlotte Bronte's final novel, published in 1853, traces Lucy's psychology and uses Gothic doubling to represent externally what Lucy experiences internally. The book eclipsed even Jane Eyre in the eyes of many critics. One proclaimed it as the most insightful fictional study of a woman's consciousness in English literature.

About the Author

About the Author English novelist Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855) was a poet and the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who survived. Her novels are classics of English literature. She published her best known novel, Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781490514482
ISBN-10: 1490514481
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 23rd, 2013
Pages: 440
Language: English