The Professor by Charlotte BronteThe Professor by Charlotte Bronte

The Professor

byCharlotte BronteEditorMargaret Smith, Herbert Rosengarten

Paperback | August 10, 2008


The Professor (1845-6), written before Jane Eyre, challenged contemporary expectations of the novel by its brevity, realism, and insistence on a working career both before and after marriage for its hero and heroine. Strikingly up to date for its period, the action begins against a backgroundof the fight for better factory conditions in the 1830s, and finishes in the early 1840s with the spread of liberal ideas which led to the continental revolutions of 1848. This edition is based directly on the author's fair copy manuscript, and also includes `Emma', Charlotte Bronte's last, unfinished attempt to write a novel after Villette.
Charlotte Bronte, the third of six children, was born April 21, 1816, to the Reverend Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell Bronte in Yorkshire, England. Along with her sisters, Emily and Anne, she produced some of the most impressive writings of the 19th century. The Brontes lived in a time when women used pseudonyms to conceal their fema...
Title:The ProfessorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.55 inPublished:August 10, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199536678

ISBN - 13:9780199536672

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Practice Makes Perfect To me, The Professor, seems like a bit of a trial run at writing a novel for Charlotte Bronte. I found the beginning rather compelling and interesting, and the characters rather compelling, however, the ending dragged on exceedingly and it was a struggle to finish the rather short novel. In addition, the constant bouts of french (with a lack of translation in my copy) were vastly annoying because I had to google translate everything. That being said I would still recommend the book to Bronte fans, or those who enjoy the classics.
Date published: 2017-09-11