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Reason vs. Emotion in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley

Mila H. Whiteley Fairfax, VA, USA   Portrait of Charlotte Bronte, 1873. (Painted by Evert A. Duyckinck, based on a drawing by George Richmond, University of Texas Collection.) Charlotte Brontë’s 1849 Shirley is often considered a “Condition of England” novel, due to its exploration of various social, political, and religious issues of the time. One […]