Wuthering Heights: Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, Criticism (Critical Editions)
The text used in this edition is a collation of both the 1847 and 1850 editions of the novel. This book also includes the 17 poems by Charlotte Bronte which Emily selected for the 1850 edition to introduce her sister to the public as a poet. Also included are selections from Emily's diary and... show more
The text used in this edition is a collation of both the 1847 and 1850 editions of the novel. This book also includes the 17 poems by Charlotte Bronte which Emily selected for the 1850 edition to introduce her sister to the public as a poet. Also included are selections from Emily's diary and some contemporary reviews of the novel. Five critical essays appear: two pieces by A.Stuart Daley examine the significance of nature and chronology in the novel, and Carol Jacobs, Nancy Armstrong and J.Hillis Miller examine the problems of genre and critical reputation which continue to surround this novel.
Publish date: April 1st 1990
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 396
Edition language: English
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