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Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

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Agnes Grey
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Publisher: Pennsylvania State University
Number of pages: 203

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Drawing directly on her own experiences, Anne Bronte describes the isolation and dark ambiguity of the governess's life as lived by her fictional heroine Agnes Grey. Mature, insightful, and edged with a quiet irony, this first novel by the youngest of the Brontes displays her keen sense of moral responsibility and sharp eye for bourgeois attitudes and behavior.

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