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The Cambridge companion to the Brontës

Author: Heather Glen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by leading scholars set two of the greatest novels on the 19th century - Charlotte Brontë's 'Jane Eyre' and Emily Brontë's 'Wuthering Heights' - in the context of the other prose and poetry of the sisters, and trace the reputation of the Brontës down to the present time.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Named Person: Brontë (Family); Brontë; Emily BrontË; Anne BrontË; Charlotte BrontË; BrontË Family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Glen
ISBN: 0521770270 9780521770279 0521779715 9780521779715
OCLC Number: 59470686
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology; Introduction Heather Glen; 1. The Haworth context Juliet Barker; 2. The Brontes' childhood writings Carol Bock; 3. The poetry of the Brontes Angela Leighton; 4. The Professor, Agnes Grey, and Wuthering Heights Stevie Davies; 5. Jane Eyre and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Jill Matus; 6. Shirley and Villette Heather Glen; 7. Ideology, personality, and the Bronte characters Rick Rylance; 8. Women writing and publishing Kate Flint; 9. The Brontes and religion John Maynard; 10. The Bronte myth Patsy Stoneman; Guide to further reading.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Heather Glen.

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Essays by leading scholars explore the works of the three Bronte sisters, including two of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century, Charlotte Broente's Jane Eyre and Emily's Wuthering Heights,  Read more...

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