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The Cambridge companion to the Brontës

Author: Heather Glen
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by leading scholars explore the lives and tragic early deaths of the three Brontë sisters. They set Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights in the context of the other prose and poetry of the sisters, and trace the reputation of the Brontës through history. A detailed chronology and guides to further reading are included.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Brontë family; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Brontë (Famille); Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Brontë (Familie); Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Brontë family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Glen
ISBN: 0521770270 9780521770279 0521779715 9780521779715
OCLC Number: 49551019
Description: xvi, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Haworth context / Juliet Barker --
'Our plays': the Brontë juvenilia / Carol Bock --
The poetry / Angela Leighton --
'Three distinct and unconnected tales': The professor, Agnes Grey and Wuthering heights / Stevie Davies --
'Strong family likeness': Jane Eyre and The tenant of Wildfell Hall / Jill Matus --
Shirley and Villette / Heather Glen --
'Getting on': ideology, personality and the Brontë characters / Rick Rylance --
Women writers, women's issues / Kate Flint --
The Brontës and religion / John Maynard --
The Brontë myth / Patsy Stoneman.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to the Brontës
Brontës
Responsibility: edited by Heather Glen.
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