The Birth of Wuthering Heights: Emily Brontë at Work

The Birth of Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë at Work

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ISBN10: 0333683528 ISBN13: 9780333683521 Publisher: Palgrave-Macmillan Published: Feb 16 1998 Pages: 232 Height: 8.50" Width: 5.43" Language: English

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In The Birth of Wuthering Heights, Edward Chitham explores the sources of Emily Bront 's inspiration and the ways in which she composed her poetry and her one major novel This key study discusses the probable content of her unfinished second novel and also makes use of new discoveries to show that Emily Bront was not only well-read in the classics, but that she had also made her own translations of Virgil and Horace. It also foregrounds the publishing history of Wuthering Heights, revealing how the original text was almost doubled in size from its first submission to a publishers and its final acceptance. This book, published for the first time in paperback, provides a fascinating insight into Emily Bront 's mind and working methods.

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