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Agnes Grey
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With Anne Bronte, Hilda Marsden (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Oxford Univ Pr (August 15, 2008)
9780199536634 | details & prices | 211 pages | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Drawing directly on her own experiences, Anne Brontë describes the isolation and dark ambiguity of the governess's life as lived by her fictional heroine Agnes Grey.
With Elizabeth Lunbeck (other contributor), Anne Bronte, Lorraine Daston (other contributor), Hilda Marsden (other contributor) | from Oxford Univ Pr (August 29, 1991)
9780192827111 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.95
This edition also contains Histories of Scientific Observation
About: Drawing directly on her own unhappy experiences, Anne Bronte's first-person narrative describes the almost unbelievable pressures endured by 19th-century governesses - the isolation, the frustration, and the insensitive and sometimes cruel treatment meted out by employers and their families.