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Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey( )
Author: Brontë, Anne
ISBN:978-1-983931-18-5
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.00
Book Description:

At age 19 Anne Brontë left home and worked as a governess for a few years before becoming a writer. Agnes Grey was a novel based on her experience as a governess. Bronte depicts the precarious position of a governess and how that can affect a young woman. Agnes was the daughter of a minister whose family was in financial difficulty. She has only a few choices for employment. Agnes experiences the difficulty of reining in spoiled children and how wealth can corrupt morals.

Book Details
Pages:136
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.58 Pounds
Author Biography
Brontë, Anne (Author)
Anne Bronte was the daughter of an impoverished clergyman of Haworth in Yorkshire, England. Considered by many critics as the least talented of the Bronte sisters, Anne wrote two novels. Agnes Grey (1847) is the story of a governess, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), is a tale of the evils of drink and profligacy. Her acquaintance with the sin and wickedness shown in her novels was so astounding that Charlotte Bronte saw fit to explain in a preface that the source of her sister's knowledge of evil was their brother Branwell's dissolute ways. A habitue of drink and drugs, he finally became an addict.

Anne Bronte's other notable work is her Complete Poems.

Anne Bronte died in 1849.

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