Shirley is a romantic - social novel written by English novelist Charlotte Brontė . It was his second published novel, after Jane Eyre. The novel is set in Yorkshire, in the period 1811-1812 , during the resulting industrial depression of the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 , with the backdrop of carrying out acts of playfulness against Yorkshire textile factory .England is in the midst of an economic depression by the Napoleonic wars . Robert Moore decides to industrialize its factory, with the result that dismisses many of its employees , trying to attack your factory. His shy cousin Caroline is in love with him , but one day arrives Shirley, heiress of the land where the factory is .
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Of late years an abundant shower of curates has fallen upon the north of England: they lie very thick on the hills; every parish has one or more of them; they are young enough to be very active, and ought to be doing a great deal of good. But not of late years are we about to speak; we are going back to the beginning of this century: late years—present years are dusty, sunburnt, hot, arid; we will evade the noon, forget it in siesta, pass the midday in slumber, and dream of dawn.Product Description:
The novel is set in Yorkshire in the period 1811-12, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812. The novel is set against a backdrop of the Luddite uprisings in the Yorkshire textile industry.
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Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Bookseller Inventory # 2758649831