Jane Eyre (Paperback)

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By Charlotte Bronte, Diane Johnson (Introduction by)
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Introduction by Diane Johnson
Commentary by G. K. Chesterton, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Rigby, George Saintsbury, and Anthony Trollope
Initially published under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847, Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" erupted onto the English literary scene, immediately winning the devotion of many of the world's most renowned writers, including William Makepeace Thackeray, who declared it a work of great genius. Widely regarded as a revolutionary novel, Bronte's masterpiece introduced the world to a radical new type of heroine, one whose defiant virtue and moral courage departed sharply from the more acquiescent and malleable female characters of the day. Passionate, dramatic, and surprisingly modern, "Jane Eyre "endures as one of the world's most beloved novels.
Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide.

About the Author


Diane Johnson is the author of many books, including the bestselling novel "Le Divorce, "which was a 1997 National Book Award finalist, and "Le Mariage."

Praise For…


"At the end we are steeped through and through with the genius, the vehemence, the indignation of Charlotte Brontë."
--Virginia Woolf

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679783329
ISBN-10: 0679783326
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: November 14th, 2000
Pages: 752
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)