Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey : With a Memoir of Her Sisters by Charlotte Bronte

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When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess. This is a personal perspective on the desperate position of unmarried, educated women in Victorian society. "Agnes Grey" is undoubtedly a deeply personal novel, in which Anne Bronte views on the 'contemporary' issue of the treatment of governesses, as well as her passionate religious sympathies, find very deliberate expression; but she also touches on issues of moral behaviour, moral responsibility, and individual integrity and its survival.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 18mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Spanish
  • 0140621083
  • 9780140621082
  • 494,538

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