Readers' Review: "Villette" by Charlotte Bronte

Readers' Review: "Villette" by Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte's last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.

Charlotte Bronte's last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.

Guests

Jonathan Loesberg

chair of the department of literature at American University

Susan Fraiman

professor of English at the University of Virginia

Amanda Anderson

Caroline Donovan professor of English literature and chair of the department of English at Johns Hopkins University

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