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Wuthering Heights : the 1847 text, backgrounds and contexts, criticism

Author: Emily Brontë; Richard J Dunn
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2003.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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In nineteenth-century Yorkshire, the tumultuous relationship between a headstrong girl and a foundling boy wreaks havoc on them and those around them, as well as the next generation. Also includes 1847 and 1850 reviews, background materials on the Bröntes, modern criticism, a chronology, and a select bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Named Person: Emily Brontë
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Brontë; Richard J Dunn
ISBN: 0393978893 9780393978896
OCLC Number: 50143917
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: xiii, 432 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of Wuthering heights --
Backgrounds and contexts: The 1847 Wuthering heights: Emily Brontë's diary: November 24, 1834 --
June 26, 1837 --
July 30, 1841 --
July 30, 1845 --
The butterfly --
Sculpting the statue: a chronology of the process of writing Wuthering heights / Edward Chitham --
Publishing the 1847 Wuthering heights: April 6, 1846, July 4, 1846, November 10, 1847, December 14, 1847, December 21, 1847, February 15, 1848 --
Reviews of 1847 Wuthering heights: Athenaeum, Atlas, Douglas Jerrold's weekly newspaper, Examiner, Britannia, Unidentified review, New monthly magazine, Palladium, North American Review --
The 1850 Wuthering heights: The 1850 Wuthering heights in progress: September 5, 1850, September 5, 1850, September 13, 1850, September 20, 1850, September 27, 1850, November 19[?], 1850, December 8, 1850 --
Biographical notice of Ellis and Acton Bell / Charlotte Brontë --
Editor's preface to the new edition of Wuthering heights / Charlotte Brontë --
Emily Brontë's poems for the 1850 Wuthering heights --
Selections / Charlotte Brontë --
Poems: 40 [A little while. a little while] --
42 [The bluebell is the sweetest flower] --
39 [Loud without the wind was soaring] --
84 [Shall earth no more inspire thee] --
79 [The night wind] --
85 [Aye there it is! It wakes to night] --
128 [Love is like the wild rose briar] --
112 [From a dungeon wall] --
104 [How few, of all the hearts that loved] --
98 [In the earth, the earth thou shalt be laid] --
35 [Song by J. Brenzaida to G. S.] --
32 [For him who struck thy foreign string] --
120a [Heavy hangs the raindrop] --
120b [Child of delight] --
123 [Silent is the house] --
89 [I do not weep] --
201 [Stanzas] --
125 [No coward soul is mine] --
Reviews of the 1850 Wuthering heights: Examiner --
Leader --
Athenaeum --
Eclectic Review --
Criticism: A chronology of Wuthering heights / A. Stuart Daley --
Wuthering heights: repetition and the uncanny / J. Hillis Miller --
Looking oppositely: Emily Brontë's bible of hell / Sandra M. Gilbert Wuthering heights: the romantic ascent / Martha Nussbaum --
Sympathy for the devil: the problem of Heathcliff in film versions of Wuthering heights / Lin Haire-Sargent.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: Emily Brontë ; edited by Richard J. Dunn.

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The text of this new edition is based on the first edition of 1847, but, collating it with two modern texts, the editor found a great number of variants that led to changes in the text of the novel.  Read more...

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