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Author Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849.

Title Agnes Grey / Anne Brontë ; edited by Robert Inglesfield and Hilda Marsden ; with an introduction and additional notes by Sally Shuttleworth
Published Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 193 pages)
Series Oxford world's classics
Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Contents Abbreviations used in this edition; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Anne Bront?; AGNES GREY; Appendix: Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell; Explanatory Notes
Summary How delightful it would be to be a governess!'When the young Agnes Grey takes up her first post as governess she is full of hope; she believes she only has to remember 'myself at their age' to win her pupils' love and trust. Instead she finds the young children she has to deal with completely unmanageable. They are, as she observes to her mother, 'unimpressible, incomprehensible creatures'. In writing her first novel, Anne Bront--euml--; drew on her own experiences, and one can trace in the work many of the trials of the Victoriangoverness, often stranded far from home, and treated with little
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Governesses -- Fiction.
Single women -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Feminist fiction
Feminist fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Inglesfield, Robert.
Marsden, Hilda.
Shuttleworth, Sally, 1952-
ISBN 0191612561 (electronic bk.)
9780191612565 (electronic bk.)