Agnes Grey

With a Memoir of Her Sisters by Charlotte Bronte

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When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess. This is a personal perspective on the desperate position of unmarried, educated women in Victorian society. "Agnes Grey" ...Continua
Wrote 11/9/14
Inghilterra vittoriana

Leggere questi romanzi ti fa vivere un'epoca per molti versi incredibile, per lo sfarzo, l'ipocrisia e la divergenza tra ricchi e poveri.
Ma Agnes Grey ce la fa, riesce a ricavarsi, nonostante tutto, il suo piccolo angolo di felicità.

Wrote 7/27/13
Cronaca delle vicende di un'istitutrice nell'Inghilterra Vittoriana
2 stelline e 1/2 Primo lavoro di Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey , più che a un romanzo, somiglia a un diario dove l'autrice, non romanziera, ma attenta osservatrice della realtà, racconta la storia della sua eroina, delineando, con cura e precisione estrem...Continua
Wrote 9/23/10
Having enjoyed "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" so much I decided that I would read Agnes Gray, this was definitely the lesser of the two novels and yet it was still interesting and enjoyable. What I liked most about this book was the extreme frankness...Continua
Wrote 2/1/10
Life as a governess!
I found this an interesting little book but without any literary merit. The interest lies in that it is undoubtedly based upon Anne's own experience as a governess. It is extremely detailed and exciting reading. Her loneliness is marked by a total la...Continua

Poor Agnes! I´m sure she would rather go back home... The story is told by Agnes herself, a young girl who wants to be governess but don´t know anything about the world...

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