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.

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  • Amanda Anderson Caroline Donovan professor of English literature and chair of the department of English at Johns Hopkins University
  • Susan Fraiman professor of English at the University of Virginia
  • Jonathan Loesberg chair of the department of literature at American University

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