Wuthering Heights (Broadview Literary Texts Series) / Edition 1

Wuthering Heights (Broadview Literary Texts Series) / Edition 1

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by Emily Brontë
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1551112477

ISBN-13: 9781551112473

Pub. Date: 12/14/2001

Publisher: Broadview Press

Critics often comment on the importance of landscape in Wuthering Heights, and in this edition, Christopher Heywood locates the text more precisely than previous editions amid Yorkshire’s limestone north and moorland south, drawing out the importance of the region’s slaveholding society. Heywood also makes an important contribution to

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Critics often comment on the importance of landscape in Wuthering Heights, and in this edition, Christopher Heywood locates the text more precisely than previous editions amid Yorkshire’s limestone north and moorland south, drawing out the importance of the region’s slaveholding society. Heywood also makes an important contribution to scholarship arguing persuasively for a re-structuring of the chapter and section breaks. Finally, this edition includes a variety of appendices that help to illuminate the novel’s historical background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551112473
Publisher:
Broadview Press
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Series:
Broadview Literary Texts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
519
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Emily Brontë: A Brief Chronology

Introduction

  1. The Wuthering Heights landscape
  2. The story: symmetry
  3. The marriage prohibition
  4. Lockwood’s Wilberforcean dreams
  5. Africa and Yorkshire unchained
  6. Signs of fertility
  7. Note on the text

Wuthering Heights

Appendix A: The Chronology of Wuthering Heights
Appendix B: Literary Tradition
Appendix C: Family Histories
Appendix D: Documents

  1. Landscape
    1. John Hutton, Tour to the Caves (1781)
  2. Emancipation
    1. John Woolman, Journal (1776)
    2. John Woolman, Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754)
  3. Slavery
    1. ‘The Sorrows of Yamba’
    2. Robert Brougham (1778-1868),‘On the Immediate Emancipation of Negro Apprentices’
  4. Blacks in England
    1. ‘Samboo’s Tomb’ (1822)
  5. Slavery in Yorkshire
    1. The Leeds Mercury, 1831
  6. Image of the Rocks
    1. Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873)
  7. The Brontës in Ireland
    1. Alice Brontës Interview

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very inspiring!!!!!!! they should fight for their love......