Shirley Themes

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Shirley Summary & Study Guide Description

Shirley Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

This detailed literature summary also contains Literary Precedents on Shirley by Charlotte Brontë.

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Some readers have found it remarkable that they could read all the novels of Jane Austen and find no clue to the fact that the author had lived through three of the most momentous events in English history: the Industrial Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Napoleonic Wars. Austen deals only with private life.

While Charlotte Bronte was not alive during the era of the Luddite Riots of 1811-1812, her father was; and, he...

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