BeschreibungEssays by leading scholars explore the works of the three Bront sisters.
InhaltsverzeichnisChronology; 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.
PortraitHeather Glen is senior lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of New Hall, Cambridge.
Pressestimmen'The essays stimulate and provoke, they are well-structured, well-argued and insightful. The reader will re-read the novels and poems with new knowledge and enjoyment.' Reference Reviews 'The collection provides us with discoveries, new angles, and unexpected perceptions.' Bronte Studies ' ... the essays stimulate and provoke, they are well-structured, well-argued and insightful. The authors are deeply versed in their subjects and are good at exploring ideas and making the reader aware of underlying themes.' Reference Reviews
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Companions to Literature'. 10 b/w illus. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2002
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten