Charlotte Bronte : a fiery heart / Claire Harman.
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- ISBN: 9780307962089
- ISBN: 0307962083
- Physical Description: 462 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustration (some color) ; 25 cm
- Edition: First United States edition.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2015
|General Note:|| "This is a Borzoi book."
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical referenes (pages -444)and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Becoming Bronte, 1777-1820 -- An uncivilised little place, 1820-25 -- The Genii of the parsonage, 1825-31 -- Among schoolgirls, 1831-5 -- The double life, 1935-7 -- Labour in vain, 1837-41 -- In a strange land, 1842 -- The Black Swan, 1843 -- Long-looked-for tidings, 1844-5 -- Walking invisible, 1845-6 -- That intensely interesting novel, 1846-8 -- Across the abyss, 1848-9 -- Conquering the big Babylon, 1849-51 -- The curate's wife, 1851-5.
|Summary, etc.:|| "A groundbreaking biography that places an obsessive, unrequited love at the heart of the writer's life story, transforming her from the tragic figure we have previously known into a smoldering Jane Eyre. Famed for her beloved novels, Charlotte Brontë has been known as well for her insular, tragic family life. The genius of this biography is that it delves behind this image to reveal a life in which loss and heartache existed alongside rebellion and fierce ambition. Harman seizes on a crucial moment in the 1840's when Charlotte worked at a girls' school in Brussels and fell hopelessly in love with the husband of the school's headmistress. Her torment spawned her first attempts at writing for publication, and he haunts the pages of every one of her novels--he is Rochester in Jane Eyre, Paul Emanuel in Villette. Another unrequited love--for her publisher--paved the way for Charlotte to enter a marriage that ultimately made her happier than she ever imagined. Drawing on correspondence unavailable to previous biographers, Claire Harman establishes Brontë the heroine of her own story, one as dramatic and triumphant as one of her own novels"-- Provided by publisher.
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