Publisher description for Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte ; edited by Margaret Smith ; with an introduction and revised notes by Sally Shuttleworth.


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Jane Eyre (1847) has enjoyed huge popularity since first publication, and its success owes much to its exceptional emotional power. Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester. Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their love for each other grows, and the secrets of Mr Rochester's past are revealed. A brilliant new edition of this flagship of Victorian fiction, this book includes a new introduction and revised notes from one of the foremost Bronte scholars. This text is based on the definitive Clarendon edition, based on the original editions of Bronte's great work.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Governesses -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Mentally ill women -- Fiction.
Charity-schools -- Fiction.
Married people -- Fiction.
Country homes -- Fiction.
Young women -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.