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Left by harrowing circumstances to fend for herself in the great capital of a foreign country, Lucy Snowe achieves by degrees an authentic independence from both outer necessity and inward grief. Charlotte Brontë's contemporary George Eliot wrote of Villette, "There is something almost preternatural in its power." The deceptive stillness and security of a girl's school provide the setting for this 1853 novel, Brontë's last. Modelled on Brontë's own experiences as a student and teacher in Brussels, Villette is the sombre but engrossing story of Lucy Snowe, an unmarried Englishwoman making her way in a culture deeply foreign to her. The heroine's relationships with the fiery professor M. Paul, the cool Englishman Dr. John, and the school's powerful headmistress, Madame Beck, are described in her compelling and enigmatic first-person narration. This Broadview edition includes a critical introduction by Kate Lawson and Lynn Shakinovsky. The many contextual documents include contemporary writings on surveillance and espionage, anti-Catholicism, and working women, as well as letters describing Brontë's own time in Brussels. - Back cover.

116 editions First published in 1853

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Villette
2009, eBooksLib
eBook in English
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Villette
2009, Random House Group Limited
eBook in English
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Villette
2009, The Floating Press
eBook in English
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Villette
2009, Vintage Books
in English - 1st Vintage classics ed.
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Villette
2009, Vintage Books
in English - 1st Vintage classics ed.
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Villette
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
Electronic resource in English
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Villette
2008, Penguin Group UK
Electronic resource in English
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Villette
June 1, 2007, Blackstone Audio Inc.
CD-ROM in English - Unabridged edition
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Villette (Large Print Edition)
October 6, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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Villette (Oberon Modern Plays)
January 3, 2007, Oberon Books
Paperback in English
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Villette
June 1, 2007, Blackstone Audio Inc.
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Villette
October 6, 2007, BiblioBazaar
Paperback in English
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Villette
November 3, 2006, Hard Press
Paperback in English
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Villette
December 20, 2006, Norilana Books
Hardcover in English
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Villette (Large Print)
May 8, 2006, Echo Library
Paperback in English - Largeprint edition
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Villette: Volume 2
April 28, 2006, Adamant Media Corporation
Paperback in English
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Villette
October 12, 2006, IndyPublish
Paperback in English
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Villette
October 12, 2006, IndyPublish
Hardcover in English
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Villette
December 20, 2006, Norilana Books
Paperback in English - Reprint Trade Pbk. Ed edition
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Villette: Volume 1
April 28, 2006, Adamant Media Corporation
Paperback in English
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Villette
March 2006, Alba
Paperback in Spanish
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Villette
November 2005, Ulverscroft Large Print
Audio CD in English
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Villette (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics)
January 30, 2005, Barnes & Noble Classics
Paperback in English
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Villette
December 16, 2005, Broadview Press
Paperback in English
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Villette
July 2005, IndyPublish.com
Paperback in English
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Villette
July 15, 2005, IndyPublish.com
Hardcover in English
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Villette
November 2005, Ulverscroft Large Print
Audio Cassette in English
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Villette (Signet Classics)
February 3, 2004, Signet Classics
in English
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Villette
2004, NuVision Publications
eBook in English
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Villette
2004, Fictionwise, Inc.
E-book in English
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Villette (Penguin Classics)
December 28, 2004, Penguin Classics
in English
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Villette
2004, Signet Classic
in English
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Villette
2004, Penguin Books
in English
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Villette (Clear Print)
July 31, 2003, Echo Library
Paperback in English
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Villette
February 2002, Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media
Turtleback in English
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Villette: Volume 1
June 15, 2001, Adamant Media Corporation
Paperback in English
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Villette: Volume 3
June 15, 2001, Adamant Media Corporation
Paperback in English
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Villette
2001, Modern Library
in English
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Villette
2000, Oxford University Press
in English - New ed.
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Villette (BBC Radio Collection)
April 6, 1999, BBC Audiobooks
Audio Cassette - Abridged Ed edition
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Villette
1999, Random House Publishing Group
E-book in English
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Villette (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection)
April 1, 1998, Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Paperback in English
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Villette
1998, Oxford University Press
in English
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Villette
February 1997, Blackstone Audiobooks
Audio Cassette in English
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Villette
September 23, 1997, Modern Library
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
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Villette
May 1, 1995, Penguin Audio
in English
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Villette (Penguin Popular Classics)
May 26, 1994, Penguin Books
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Villette
October 7, 1993, J.M. Dent & Sons
in English
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Villette
1993, J.M. Dent, C.E. Tuttle
in English
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Villette
March 10, 1992, Everyman's Library
Hardcover in English
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Villette (Everyman's Library Classics)
March 19, 1992, Everyman's Library
Hardcover in English - New Ed edition
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Villette
1992, A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
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Villette
January 30, 1991, ISIS
Hardcover in English - Lrg edition
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Villette (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) (Classic Books on Cassettes Collection)
January 1991, Audio Book Contractors, Inc.
Audio Cassette in English
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Villette.
January 1, 1991, Manesse-Verlag
Hardcover in German
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Villette
1991, ISIS
in English - Large print ed.
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Villette
1990, Oxford University Press
in English
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Villette
1989, s.n.]
in English
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Villette
February 3, 1987, Signet Classics
in English
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Villette
October 1, 1986, Bantam Classics
Paperback in English
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Villette
1984, Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press
in English
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Villette
1983, Dent
in English
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Villette
1979, Penguin Books
in English
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Villette
1978, University Microfilms International
in English
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Villette
1977, Zodiac Press
in English
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Villette.
1974, Dent
in English
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Villette.
1973, AMS Press
in English
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Villette
1973, Pan Books
in English
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Villette
1972, Harper & Row
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Villette
February 4, 1972, Dutton Adult
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Villette
1972, Harper & Row
Paperback
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Villette
1972, Dent
in English
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Villette.
1971, Houghton Mifflin
in English
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Villette
1967, Folio Society
in English
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Villette
1962, Dell
in English
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Villette
September 1, 1957, Dutton Adult
Cover of: Villette (World's Classics)
Villette (World's Classics)
June 1954, Oxford Univ Pr
in English
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Villette
1948, Zodiac
Hardcover in English
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Villette
1948, Zodiac Press
in English
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Villette
1948, Chatto & Windus, Zodiac Press
in English
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Villette
1940, Thomas Nelson
in English
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Villette
1936, Oxford University Press, H. Milford
in English
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Villette
1933, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd, E.P. Dutton & co., inc.
in English
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Villette
1922, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd., E.P. Dutton & co.
in English
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Villette
1919, J. M. Dent, E. P. Dutton
in English
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Villette
1909, Dent Dutton
in English
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Villette
1909, J.M. Dent & co.
in English
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Villette
1909, Cassell
in English
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Villette
1905, J. Grant
in English - Thornton ed.
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Villette
1905, J. Grant
in English - Thornton ed.
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Villette.
1903, Oxford University Press
in English
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... Villette
1902, Harper & brothers
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Villette
1900, Mershon
in English
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Villette
1900, Mershon
in English
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Villette
1900, Mershon
in English
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Villette.
1900, Harper & brothers
in English
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Villette.: With an introd. by Mrs. Humphry Ward.
1899, Harper
in English - Thornfield ed.
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Villette
1899, Harper
in English - Thornfield ed.
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Villette
1897, Smith, Elder & Co.
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Villette
1893, J.M. Dent and co.
in English
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Villette
1893, Smith, Elder
in English - New ed.
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Villette
1890, Thomas Nelson & Sons
in English
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Villette
1889, Smith, Elder
in English - New ed.
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Villette
1874, Smith, Elder & Co.
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Villette
1857, Harper & Brothers
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Villette
1855, Smith, Elder, and Co., Smith, Taylor, and Co.
in English - New ed.
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Villette
1853, Smith, Elder & Co., Smith, Taylor & co.
Microform in English
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Villette.
1853, B. Tauchnitz
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Villette
1853, Smith, Elder & Company
in English
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Villette
1853, Smith, Elder & Co.
in English
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Villette
1853, Smith, Elder & Co., Smith, Taylor & Co.
in English
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Villette
Publish date unknown, Random House~trade
Paperback
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Villette.
Publish date unknown, Thames
in English

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