Agnes grey, a novel is the debut novel of english author anne bronte writing under the pen name of acton bell, first published in december 1847, and republished in a second edition in 1850. Agnes grey penguin popular classics by anne bronte and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Agnes is a quieter heroine than jane eyre or wuthering heightss cathy earnshaw, but she burns with her own anger. Anne bronte s agnes grey is a riveting, painstaking, and compelling portrayal of a young governesss life in mideighteen century england. When you get this book it will show three pen names, because it was included with two other books, penned by two of her sisters. Agnes grey by anne bronte free ebook project gutenberg. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 174 pages and is available in paperback format. The welleducated daughter of a penniless clergyman, agnes grey is treated like a child by her own family and so. Agnes grey anne bronte a portion of the proceeds from every book sold will be donated to the binc foundation to help financially distressed booksellers. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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Agnes grey, a novel is the debut novel of english author anne bronte first published in december 1847, and. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Anne bronte s semiautobiographic novel about agnes grey, a young woman who becomes a governess to support her family, but finds her new career more difficult than she expected. Drawing on her own experience, anne brontes first novel offers a compelling personal perspective on the desperate position of unmarried. Published in 1847, anne brontes first novel exposes with remarkable realism the hardships and exploitation endured by governesses in victorian england. The eponymous heroine is a clergymans daughter, just as anne s father, patrick bronte, was the perpetual curate of haworth in yorkshire.845 638 839 115 1433 1198 764 639 1263 1248 117 1347 901 1231 905 601 1044 557 1348 130 1149 1489 96 185 697 741 1298 992 830 246 1437 588 715 889 1462 644 496 352 1143 561 141 1133 1116 1304 787 816 800