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The Oxford companion to the Brontës

Author: Christine Alexander; Margaret Smith
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Publisher description: The Oxford Companion to the Brontes aims to provide both comprehensive and detailed information about the lives, works, and reputations of the Brontes--the three sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, together with their father and their brother Branwell--all of whom were published writers. This is a unique and authoritative reference book for the research student and the general reader. The A-Z  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Biography Encyclopedias
Biographies Encyclopédies
Named Person: Brontë family; Brontë (Family); Brontë (Famille)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Alexander; Margaret Smith
ISBN: 0198662181 9780198662181
OCLC Number: 59330428
Description: liii, 586 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Maps --
Editors and Contributors --
Classified Contents List --
List of Abbreviations --
Chronology Maps --
Note to the Reader --
THE OXFORD COMPANION TO THE BRONTES A-Z --
Dialect and Obsolete Words --
Bibliography --
Picture --
Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Brontës
Responsibility: [edited by] Christine Alexander and Margaret Smith.
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This Companion brings together a wealth of information about the perennially fascinating lives and writings of the Bronte sisters. In addition, wide-ranging articles enable the reader to see them in  Read more...

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