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dc.contributor.authorCortés Granell, Sofía
dc.contributor.otherPosteguillo Gómez, Santiago
dc.contributor.otherJaume I. Departament d'Estudis Anglesos
dc.descriptionTreball Final de Grau en Estudis Anglesos. Codi: EA0938. Curs acadèmic: 2016/2017
dc.description.abstractThe Victorian era was characterised for being a period of changes not only in technology, politics and economy but also in society, primarily with the growth of the middle class. This fact enabled the proliferation of a group of ladies specialised in educating middle class children; or in other words, governesses. As a consequence, literature was influenced allowing the emergence of a new literary genre, the governess novel. The aim of this paper is, consequently, to analyse how those Victorian governesses were portrayed in fiction. In order to conduct this research, three novels; Agnes Grey, Jane Eyre and The Turn of the Screw, by three well-known Victorian writers; Anne Brontë, Charlotte Brontë and Henry James, were selected. Subsequently, these narratives have been examined bearing in mind the real conditions and struggles that governesses had to confront both in the public and private domain. Moreover, the introduction of fictitious facts related to governessing, which have made the novels more appealing to readers, has also been taken into account. This further analysis has revealed the existent similarities and dissimilarities between reality and fiction as well as the different points of view that writers wanted to present with their novels in relation to governessing.ca_CA
dc.format.extent21 p.ca_CA
dc.publisherUniversitat Jaume Ica_CA
dc.rightsAtribución-CompartirIgual 4.0 Internacional*
dc.subjectGrau en Estudis Anglesosca_CA
dc.subjectGrado en Estudios Inglesesca_CA
dc.subjectBachelor's Degree in English Studiesca_CA
dc.subjectVictorian periodca_CA
dc.subjectAgnes Greyca_CA
dc.subjectJane Eyreca_CA
dc.subjectThe Turn of the Screwca_CA
dc.titleThe Unacknowledged Nineteenth Century Woman: The Portrayal of the Governess in Victorian Literatureca_CA
dc.educationLevelEstudios de Gradoca_CA

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