Emily Brontë (1818–1848) is known for her only novel, the moody and brilliant classic Wuthering Heights. She was born into a remarkably talented family—she and her siblings were all highly accomplished in art and literature. Her older sister Charlotte was the author of Jane Eyre.
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Wuthering Heights is one of the classic novels of nineteenth century romanticism. As a major work of modern literature it retains its controversial status. What was Emily Brontë’s intention? Were her intentions iconoclastic? Were they feminist? Were they Christian or post-Christian? Who are the heroes and the villains in this… Read more »