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Jane Eyre
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Barnes & Noble
Publication date September 1, 2003
Pages 608
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781593080075
ISBN-10 1593080077
Dimensions 1.75 by 4.25 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $4.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: &&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RJane Eyre&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RCharlotte Bronte&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R
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  • Comments by other famous authors
  • Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations
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All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences―biographical, historical, and literary―to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&RImmediately recognized as a masterpiece when it was first published in 1847, &&LB&&RCharlotte Brontë&&L/B&&R’s &&LI&&RJane Eyre&&L/I&&R is an extraordinary coming-of-age story featuring one of the most independent and strong-willed female protagonists in all of literature. Poor and plain, Jane Eyre begins life as a lonely orphan in the household of her hateful aunt. Despite the oppression she endures at home, and the later torture of boarding school, Jane manages to emerge with her spirit and integrity unbroken. She becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she finds herself falling in love with her employer―the dark, impassioned Mr. Rochester. But an explosive secret tears apart their relationship, forcing Jane to face poverty and isolation once again. &&LP&&ROne of the world’s most beloved novels, &&LI&&RJane Eyre&&L/I&&R is a startlingly modern blend of passion, romance, mystery, and suspense. &&L/P&&R&&LP&&R&&LB&&RSusan Ostrov Weisser&&L/B&&R is a Professor of English at Adelphi University, where she specializes in nineteenth-century literature and women’s studies. Her research centers on women and romantic love in nineteenth-century literature, as well as on contemporary popular culture. Weisser also wrote the introduction to the Barnes & Noble Classics edition of &&LI&&RPersuasion&&L/I&&R. &&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R

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