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Wuthering Heights; New Riverside Editions / Edition 1
     

Wuthering Heights; New Riverside Editions / Edition 1

by Emily Brontë, Diane Long Hoeveler
 

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ISBN-10: 061808486X

ISBN-13: 2900618084868

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: CENGAGE Learning

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's only novel, is one of the pinnacles of 19th century English literature. It's the story of Heathcliff, an orphan who falls inlove with a girl above his class, loses her, and devotes the rest of his life to wreaking revenge on her family.

Overview

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's only novel, is one of the pinnacles of 19th century English literature. It's the story of Heathcliff, an orphan who falls inlove with a girl above his class, loses her, and devotes the rest of his life to wreaking revenge on her family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900618084868
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
New Riverside Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456

Table of Contents

Contents
  • I. Wuthering Heights
    Charlotte Brontë, "Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell"
    Charlotte Brontë, "Editor's Preface to the New Edition of Wuthering Heights"
    Wuthering Heights
  • II. The Personal Context
    Poems
    Charlotte Brontë ["Preface"]
    "Stanzas" [December 4, 1838]
    "The Bluebell"
    "Stanzas," [November 11, 1838]
    "Shall Earth no more inspire thee"
    "The Night Wind"
    "Aye there it is!"
    "Love and Friendship"
    "The Elder's Rebuke"
    "The Wanderer from the Fold"
    "Warning and Reply"
    "Last Words"
    "The Lady to Her Guitar"
    "The Two Children"
    "The Visionary"
    "Encouragement"
    "Stanzas" [no date]
    "No Coward Soul"
    Sylvia Plath, "Wuthering Heights"
    Mary Visick, "The Gondal Saga"
  • III. The Historical and Social Contexts
    Edward Chitham, from The Brontës' Irish Background
    Edward Chitham, "Wuthering Heights: The First Phase"
    Christopher Heywood, "Yorkshire Landscapes in Wuthering Heights"
    Maja-Lisa Von Sneidern, "Wuthering Heights and the Liverpool Slave Trade"
  • IV. The Literary and Cultural Contexts
    Bartholomew Simmons, "The Bridegroom of Barna" (1840)
    Diane Long Hoeveler, "Wuthering Heights and Gothic Feminism"
  • Chronology
  • Works Cited
  • For Further Reading
  • Films and Videotapes

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