The Brontës (Authors in Context) (Oxford World's Classics)

The Brontës (Authors in Context) (Oxford World's Classics)

Patricia Ingham


the extreme creativity of the Brontë sisters, who among them wrote the most enduring fiction within the English language, keeps to fascinate and intrigue sleek readers. The tragedy in their early deaths provides poignancy to their novels, and within the renowned mind's eye they've got turn into mythic figures. And but, as Patricia Ingham exhibits, they have been absolutely engaged with the area round them, and their writing, from the juvenilia to Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, displays the preoccupations of the age within which they lived. Their novels, which so stunned their contemporaries, deal with the burning problems with the day: classification, gender, race, faith, and psychological problems. in addition to analyzing those connections, Ingham additionally exhibits how movie and different media have reinterpreted the novels for the twenty-first century.
The Bront"s is a full of life, available, and seriously topical exploration of the novels of the 3 sisters, and incorporates a chronology of the Brontës, web content, illustrations, a complete index, and proposals for extra reading.

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