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The Brontës

Author: Patricia Ingham
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)., Authors in context.; Oxford world's classics.
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'The Brontës' is a topical exploration of the novels of the three Brontë sisters in relation to the age in which they lived, and in modern contexts such as film and television. The book traces the origins of novels such as 'Jane Eyre' and 'Wuthering Heights' and examines the 20th century's remaking of the novels in film and TV.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ingham, Patricia.
Brontës.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006296311
(OCoLC)62225101
Named Person: Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Ellis Bell; Brontë, Familie
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Ingham
ISBN: 9780191560606 019156060X 9781429492140 1429492147
OCLC Number: 252642361
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 273 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: List of Illustrations; A Chronology of the Brontës; Abbreviations; 1. The Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë; The Family Circle; Pupils and Teachers; The Wider World: Brussels; The Literary Arena: Triumph and Despair; The Solitary Life of a Literary Celebrity; Marriage and a New Family Circle; 2. The Fabric of Society; The Game of Politics 1815-1855; Social Class; The Nature and Roles of Women; Varieties of Religion; Madness and the Mind; The Empire and the Orient; 3. The Literary Context; Literary Resources; Angria and Gondal; Publishing, Publication, and Reviewing Censorship and Public TasteThe Brontës on the Novel; 4. The Brontës' Novels and Social Class; Class Boundaries; Policing the Frontier: the Governess Problem; The Sufferings of the Governess; Class Conflict in Shirley; Social Mobility in Wuthering Heights; 5. Gender, Nationality, and Race in the Brontës' Novels; English Femininity and Domestic Life; Escaping Feminine Stereotypes; Eastern Feminity and Jane Eyre; Masculinity; 6. The Brontës and the Psyche: Mind and Body; Reading the Mind; The Secret Self; Gothic States of Mind; 7. Religion in the Brontës' Works; The Politics of Religion Religion as EthicsWuthering Heights and Christianity; 8. Recontextualizing the Brontës; 1850-1900 Adaptations and Criticism; 1890-1930 Early Twentieth-Century Films and Criticism; 1930-1970 Films and Criticism; 1970-2000 Criticism, Films, Television, and Opera; Notes; Further Reading; Websites; Film and Television Adaptations of the Brontës' Novels; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)., Authors in context.; Oxford world's classics.
Responsibility: Patricia Ingham.
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'The Brontës' is a topical exploration of the novels of the three Brontë sisters in relation to the age in which they lived, and in modern contexts such as film and television. The book traces the origins of novels such as 'Jane Eyre' and 'Wuthering Heights' and examines the 20th century's remaking of the novels in film and TV.

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