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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte | Book Review

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte | Book Review

“Jane Eyre“, the first published work of Charllotte Bronte received such an enthusiastic response from the public that it was required to print the third edition of the book within a year. This work with its display of passion and emotions of a woman, unusual for a 19th century England, was quite a stand alone for that time and brought fame to its creator, though to a pseudoname of “Currer Bell” assumed by her. Boook : Jane Eyre Author : Charlotte Bronte Publisher : Harper Collins Publishers (2010); and others The story is told by Jane herself starting from her ... Read More »

The Bronte Sisters – Charlotte, Emily and Anne | English Author

The English literature received some of its brightest jewels in the year 1847 – 1855 and ironically was deprived of the creators of these works soon after that. The Bronte sisters left their mark on the minds of people with a few works and one can’t help feeling the sorrow at the loss of such talents at so young an age. They made a remarkable change in English literature with their powerful prose. Related reading for you: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte | Book Review Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte | Book Review Shirley by Charlotte Bronte| Book Review The ... Read More »

Persuasion by Jane Austen | Book Review

Persuasion by Jane Austen | Book Review

“Persuasion” is the last and the most mature work of Jane Austen which she was intending to revise a bit before publication at the time of her death. The book was published posthumously with a title provided by her brother Henry. Persuasion has the best of construction, characterization and style amongst all Jane Austen works with deeper emotions than ever revealed elsewhere. Boook : Persuasion Author : Jane Austen Publisher : Peacock (2008), Harpercollins Uk (2010); And Others The story starts with Sir Walter Elliot, vain and imprudent, with only concerns in the world about physical beauty and pompous manners, ... Read More »

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen | Book Review

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen | Book Review

Northanger Abbey is one amongst Jane Austen‘s earliest written works but was not published until after her death. And though it is believed that Jane Austen wanted to revise the work before publishing it, the story is complete in itself and quite a good one at that. Related reading for you: The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler | Book Review Jane Austen | English Author Emma by Jane Austen | Book Review Persuasion by Jane Austen | Book Review Read More »

Emma by Jane Austen | Book Review

Emma by Jane Austen | Book Review

Published in 1816, “Emma” is considered a Jane Austen masterpiece, second best in her works after “Pride and Prejudice”. It was the last of her published works during her life. “Emma” is a story of a beautiful, rich and clever girl who finds her share of love after and in spite of a lot of mistakes on her part. Boook : Emma Author : Jane Austen Publisher : Ubs Publishers Distributors (2003), Oxford University Press, Usa (Jun 2008); and others Emma Woodhouse lives with her doting father and is mistress of the house at quite a young age as her ... Read More »

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen | Book review

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen | Book review

“Mansfield Park”, the third published work of Jane Austen is considered to be one of her mature works written after 1801. While her narrative remains as witty and satiric as ever, Mansfield Park deals more with the emotions and feelings of its heroine Fanny as she grows from a child to a woman in her uncle’s home that is called Mansfield Park. Boook : Mansfield Park Author : Jane Austen Publisher : Ubs Publishers’ Distributors (p) Ltd.-new Delhi (2003-10-15),Random House Publishing Group (1983); and others In the starting chapters of the novel, we are introduced to the wealthy family of ... Read More »