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Rosengarten, Herbert

Works: 7 works in 180 publications in 1 language and 8,143 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Poetry  Feminist fiction 
Roles: Editor, Other, Author
Classifications: PR4167, 823.8
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Publications about Herbert Rosengarten
Publications by Herbert Rosengarten
Most widely held works about Herbert Rosengarten
  • Shirley by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
Most widely held works by Herbert Rosengarten
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Book )
51 editions published between 1848 and 2008 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
Overview: Anne, like her sisters Emily and Charlotte, published under a male pseudonym, Acton Bell, yet still this novel was scorned by many for its exposure of the abusive male chauvinism concealed, like all things sexual, during the Victorian Era. Just as she had to use a male pseudonym in order to be free to publish, as women authors were not yet deemed acceptable or bankable, Helen Graham, the novel's protagonist and a battered wife, assumes an alias in order to gain freedom from her suffering and take up residence in Wildfell Hall, "the wildest and the loftiest eminence in our neighborhood," according to the tale's narrator. Like her sisters, Anne employs the atmosphere of the bleak Yorkshire moors and the presence of an old mansion to set the stage for a tragedy that reveals the secret violence in a society considered well-mannered, echoing the rough, cold, rugged gloom of the fictional Wildfell Hall and her family's own remote parsonage; narrating a story that Bronte scholar Margeret Lane remarked, "is so close to one of the tragedies in the sisters' own lives, that no perceptive reader can be indifferent to it."
Shirley by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
52 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
Following the dramatic romance of Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte intended Shirley to be a 'salutary' change. Set in Yorkshire during the period of the Napoleonic Wars, the novel articulates the social realities of economic hardship, the Luddite riots, dissatisfaction with the government and an inadequate Church. In the foreground of these concerns, a mill-owner, Robert Moore, in pursuit of financial security, ignores the suffering of his workers to such an extent that an attempt is made on his life. At the same time he affects the lives of two women--the shy Caroline Helstone, who lives in the oppressive atmosphere of her uncle's rectory, and who loves him, and the wealthy, vivacious Shirley, who contemptuously rejects his self-seeking offer of marriage. In her portrayal of the personalities of these two young women, Charlotte Bronte displays the sensitive perception of one of the greatest writes in English literature
Villette by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
45 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
"Lucy Snowe, in flight from an unhappy past, leaves England and finds work as a teacher in Madame Beck's school in 'Villette'. Strongly drawn to the fiery autocratic schoolmaster Monsieur Paul Emanuel, Lucy is compelled by Madame Beck's jealous interference to assert her right to love and to be loved." "Based in part on Charlotte Bronte's experience in Brussels ten years earlier, Villette (1853) is coloured by her sadness and isolation after the deaths of her brother and sisters in 1848 and 1849, and by the traumatic circumstances of her subsequent emergence, alone, into public literary life. From these events Bronte fashions an autobiographical novel that is also a powerful examination of literary celebrity and female authorship in mid-Victorian Britain."--Jacket
The professor by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
27 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 929 libraries worldwide
The experiences of a British instructor teaching in a Brussels school are depicted in this nineteenth-century, English novel
Anne Bronte: "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" by Anne Brontë( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Villette (Oxford world's classics) by Charlotte Brontë( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
I am only just returned to a sense of the real world about me, for I have been reading Villette, a still more wonderful book than Jane Eyre. Thus was George Eliot's response to Charlotte Bronte's dramatic Gothic exploration of a woman's rebellion against her constricting social environment. Set in a Belgian girls' school, it tells of Lucy Snowe's attraction to fiery, autocratic master Paul Emmanuel and headmistress, Madame Beck's jealous interference in their romance. The novel's blend of sombre vision and ironic and exuberant comedy make it especially appealing to the modern reader
Alternative Names
Rosengarten, H. J
Rosengarten, Herbert J
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