12 edition of Agnes Grey (Penguin Classics) found in the catalog.
January 3, 1989
by Penguin Classics
Written in English
|Contributions||Angeline Goreau (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||272|
Agnes Grey is a young woman living in northern England. Her family becomes increasingly impoverished after her father loses some money in an ill-advised investment and becomes ill as a result. Agnes, her sister, and her mother all try to keep expenses low and to bring in extra money, but Agnes is frustrated that everyone treats her like a child. The links below are affiliate links, which means I get a small percentage of the sales from each book you buy through the link. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë → https.
Like Agnes Grey, Anne Bronte was a young middle-class Victorian lady whose family fortunes had faltered. Like so many other unmarried women of the 19th century, Bronte accepted the only "respectable" employment available - and entered a world of hardship, humiliation, and loneliness. About this Item: Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess in order to contribute to their meagre income and assert ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages. The Complete Novels of the Brontë Sisters (8 Novels: Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, The Professor, Emma, Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall) by Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, et al.
The story of Agnes Grey is one of endurance and reticence. Events take years, a hugely different world in which hope rests on the slightest things, and disappointment is more than likely. in a limited world. The depiction of the beach of a Yorkshire seaside town is amazing. A great book by an author who knew exactly what she was talking. Download our free ePUB, PDF or MOBI eBooks to read on almost any device — your desktop, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Amazon Kindle and more. Agnes Grey (Book): Brontë, Anne: Anne Bronte's first novel, Agnes Grey, combines an astute dissection of middle-class social behavior and class attitudes with a wonderful study of Victorian responses to young children which has parallels with debates about education that continue to this day. In writing the novel, Bronte drew on her own experiences, and one .
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SyntaxTextGen not activatedAgnes Grey pdf family faces financial ruin, and she must find employment. Limited by gender and class, Agnes becomes pdf governess a vocation that teaches her about the corrosive power of status and wealth.
A realistic meditation on Victorian mores, Agnes Grey is the first of the two novels Anne Bronte wrote before her death at the age of /5(1). A novel that addresses download pdf precarious position of a governess, and how it affected a young woman in that position: some critics, in fact, feel that Agnes Grey deserves the reputation of a 'governess novel' far more than Jane Eyre, as it is decidedly more realistic and down-to-earth in its depiction of the life of a governess/5(3).Her intention with ebook book, to reveal some of the injustices of the class system, is achieved by example rather than preaching.
Reminiscent of some of Jane Austen's stories, particularly Persuasion, Agnes Grey is a gracefully narrated, unpretentious story told with impressive effect.