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The Professor|Charlotte Brontë

Overview

When the orphaned William refuses his uncles' proposal to become a clergyman and angrily leaves his job in the counting-house of his brother's mill, he decides to accept a position as an English teacher at a boys' school in Brussels. When his career leads him to take up an additional post at a girls' school nearby, William becomes emotionally involved with the manipulative headmistress of the establishment, Mademoiselle Reuter. The tensions rise until one of his pupils and fellow teachers - for whom he has tender feelings - is suddenly dismissed and is nowhere to be found.

Based on Charlotte Bront 's own autobiographical experience in Brussels as a teacher and only published posthumously, The Professor was Charlotte Bront 's first attempt at full-length fiction and bears all the hallmarks of her future work, with touches of genius and an unparalleled sharpness of style.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781847497178
  • ISBN-10: 1847497179
  • Publisher: Alma Books
  • Publish Date: August 2018
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds
  • Page Count: 288