Emily Bronte Reappraised Paperback / softback
Emily Bronte occupies a special place in the English literary canon. And rightly so: the incomparable Wuthering Heights is a novel that has bewitched us for almost 200 years, and the character of Heathcliff is, perhaps, the ultimate romantic hero - and villain.
But Emily herself remains an enigmatic figure, often portrayed as awkward, as a misanthrope, as "no normal being".
That's the conventional wisdom on Emily as a person, but is it accurate, is it fair?
In this biography with a twist, Claire O'Callaghan conjures a new image of Emily and rehabilitates her reputation by exploring the themes of her life and work - her feminism, her passion for the natural world - as well as the art she has inspired, and even the "fake news" stories about her.
What we discover is that she was, in fact, a thoroughly modern woman. And now, in the 21st century, it's time for the real Emily Bronte to please stand up.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Saraband
- Publication Date: 15/06/2018
- Category: Biography: literary
- ISBN: 9781912235056
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