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Questions about the novel "Villette" (1853) by Charlotte Brontë. Use with [charlotte-bronte]

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Meaning of dash and initial substitution in Charlotte Brontë's Villette

The usage of dashes to obscure personal/place names and dates in Victorian literature has been widely noted, but I don't feel that the reasons that are usually given help me understand this case. I'm ...