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Book Romantic Women Poets  1770 1838

Download or read book Romantic Women Poets 1770 1838 written by Andrew Ashfield and published by Manchester University Press. This book was released on 1997 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Andrew Ashfield provides an important feminist document and a genuine means of unravelling Romanticism in Romantic Women Poets, an anthology of some 180 poems from the period 1770 to 1838.

Book Charlotte Bront

Download or read book Charlotte Bront written by Patsy Stoneman and published by Northcote House Pub Limited. This book was released on 2013 with total page 129 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Patsy Stoneman offers a comprehensive analysis of all Charlotte Brontë's novels, with a focus on power-relations in class and gender.

Book Tales of Glass Town  Angria  and Gondal

Download or read book Tales of Glass Town Angria and Gondal written by Christine Alexander and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2010-09-23 with total page 688 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'We pretended we had each a large island inhabited by people 6 miles high.' In their collaborative early writings the Brontës created and peopled the most extraordinary fantasy worlds, whose geography and history they elaborated in numerous stories, poems, and plays. Together they invented characters based on heroes and writers such as Wellington, Napoleon, Scott, and Byron, whose feuds, alliances, and love affairs weave an intricate web of social and political intrigue in imaginary colonial lands in Africa and the Pacific Ocean. The writings of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal are youthful experiments in imitation and parody, wild romance and realistic recording; they demonstrate the playful literary world that provided a 'myth kitty' for their early - and later - work. In this generous selection the writings of Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and Branwell are presented together for the first time. The Introduction explores the rich imaginative lives of the Brontës, and the tension between their maturing authorship and creative freedom. The edition also includes Charlotte Brontë's Roe Head Journal, and Emily and Anne's Diary Papers, important autobiographical sources. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Book The Cambridge Companion to the Bront  s

Download or read book The Cambridge Companion to the Bront s written by Heather Glen and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2002-12-05 with total page 276 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The extraordinary works of the three sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë have entranced and challenged scholars, students, and general readers for the past 150 years. This Companion offers a fascinating introduction to those works, including two of the greatest novels of the nineteenth century - Charlotte s Jane Eyre and Emily s Wuthering Heights. In a series of original essays, contributors explore the roots of the sisters achievement in early nineteenth-century Haworth, and the childhood plays they developed; they set these writings within the context of a wider history, and show how each sister engages with some of the central issues of her time. The essays also consider the meaning and significance of the Brontës enduring popular appeal. A detailed chronology and guides to further reading provide further reference material, making this a volume indispensable for scholars and students, and all those interested in the Brontës and their work.

Book The Bront  s and the Idea of the Human

Download or read book The Bront s and the Idea of the Human written by Alexandra Lewis and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2019-05-16 with total page 313 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Investigates the idea of the human within Brontë sisters' work, offering new insight on their writing and cultural contexts.

Book Sharing the Journey

Download or read book Sharing the Journey written by Katherine Ball Ross and published by Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.. This book was released on 2007 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A timeless collection of memoirs, culled from the pages of Victoria magazine, by some of the finest women writers around. Such distinguished authors as Diane Ackerman, Jane Howard, Perri Klass, Madeleine L’Engle, Susan Minot, Francine Prose, Carol Shields, and Jane Smiley have contributed to these pages—and their emotionally rich, lovingly crafted essays embrace all phases of a woman’s life, as well as literature and the process of writing itself. The topics so insightfully and often poignantly explored include childhood, motherhood, solitude, rituals, home, sisters, and remembering the past. From Phyllis Theroux’s memories of her convent education to Susan Schneider’s thoughts on living in “A Gently Haunted House,” each piece will touch your heart, mind, and soul.

Book The Oxford Companion to the Bront  s

Download or read book The Oxford Companion to the Bront s written by Christine Alexander and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2018-04-12 with total page 640 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This special edition of The Oxford Companion to the Brontës commemorates the bicentenary of Emily Brontë's birth in July 1818 and provides comprehensive and detailed information about the lives, works, and reputations of the Brontës - the three sisters Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, their father, and their brother Branwell. Expanded entries surveying the Brontës' lives and works are supplemented by entries on friends and acquaintances, pets, literary and political heroes; on the places they knew and the places they imagined; on their letters, drawings and paintings; on historical events such as Chartism, the Peterloo Massacre, and the Ashantee Wars; on exploration, slavery, and religion. Selected entries on the characters and places in the Brontë juvenilia provide a glimpse into their early imaginative worlds, and entries on film, ballet, and musicals indicate the extent to which their works have inspired others. A new foreword to the text has been also penned by Claire Harman, award-winning writer and literary critic, and recent biographer of Charlotte Brontë. This is a unique and authoritative reference book for the research student and the general reader. The A-Z format, extensive cross-referencing, classified contents, chronologies, illustrations, and maps, both facilitate quick reference and encourage further exploration. This Companion is not only invaluable for quick searches, but a delight to browse, and an inspiration to further reading.

Book Forever Young

    Book Details:
  • Author : William Crain
  • Publisher : Turning Stone Press
  • Release : 2021-12-13
  • ISBN : 1618521373
  • Pages : 266 pages

Download or read book Forever Young written by William Crain and published by Turning Stone Press. This book was released on 2021-12-13 with total page 266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Celebrate and Rediscover the Restorative Power of Childhood It’s easy to sometimes feel that our lives have become dull and stagnant. Now, in Forever Young, psychologist William Crain invites us to consider how six great individuals were able to call upon the powers of childhood to restore their spirits and nurture their creativity. Explore the remarkable biographies of Henry David Thoreau, Albert Einstein, Charlotte Brontë, Howard Thurman, Jane Goodall and Rachel Carson, and discover how each one revived childhood qualities such as a sense of wonder, playfulness and a feeling for nature, and in the process overcame personal roadblocks and expanded our understanding of the world. Following these inspiring stories, Crain also offers practical suggestions for how we too can reclaim the spirit and strengths of childhood to help us uncover meaning and purpose in our own lives.

Book Desiring Dragons

Download or read book Desiring Dragons written by Kevan Manwaring and published by John Hunt Publishing. This book was released on 2014-05-30 with total page 303 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Author of The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien, talked of ‘desiring dragons’; that he would prefer ‘a wilderness of dragons’ to the bleak territory of the unimaginative critic. The genre of Fantasy (including Science Fiction and its various sub-genres in TV, film & computer games) has never been more popular. This book seeks to examine why this might be and why so many are tempted to write Fantasy fiction. Tolkien suggested how 'consolation' is an important criteria of the Fairy Tale: we look at how writing Fantasy can be consoling in itself, as well as a portal to Fantastic Realms for the reader. Along the way famous dragons of myth, legend and fiction will be encountered - from Grendel to Smaug. The riddles of dragons will be tackled and their hoard unlocked. ,

Book Charlotte Bront   from the Beginnings

Download or read book Charlotte Bront from the Beginnings written by Judith E. Pike and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-09-19 with total page 198 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Composed of serialized works, poems, short tales, and novellas, Charlotte Brontë's juvenilia merit serious scholarly attention as revelatory works in and of themselves as well as for what they tell us about the development of Brontë as a writer. This timely collection attends to both critical strands, positioning Brontë as an author whose career encompassed the Romantic and Victorian eras and delving into the developing nineteenth century's literary concerns as well as the growth of the writer's mind. As the contributors show, Brontë's authorship took shape among the pages of her juvenilia, as figures from Brontë's childhood experience of the world such as Wellington and Napoleon transmuted to her fictional pages, while her siblings' works and worlds both overlapped with and extended beyond her own.

Book British Author House Museums and Other Memorials

Download or read book British Author House Museums and Other Memorials written by Shirley Hoover Biggers and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2015-09-16 with total page 392 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most celebrated authors of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are immortalized not only in their writing but also in the museums, libraries, and other memorials dedicated in their honor. Over 300 sites devoted to 40 authors are covered in this guide. The sites range from restored historic homes to memorial statues. Each entry describes the site and its history, placing it within the context of the author’s life and career. Directions are provided to help the reader reach each site; telephone numbers, admission prices, and hours are also included for the traveler’s convenience. The text is illustrated with photographs from these historic and literary homes, libraries, and other important memorial locations. Postage stamps commemorating the writers are also included.

Book Charlotte Bront

Download or read book Charlotte Bront written by Claire Harman and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2015-10-29 with total page 584 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The definitive biography of an extraordinary novelist, by acclaimed literary biographer Claire Harman 'There was no possibility of taking a walk that day . . .' With these words Charlotte Brontë began Jane Eyre and changed English literature irrevocably. Claire Harman's landmark biography provides a bold new view of one of Britain's best loved writers, uncovering an inner life that touched the furthest extremes of human emotion. Harman shows us an intense and troubled young woman from an astonishingly creative family, whose early works were produced in total secrecy. Struggling against the conventional limitations of both life and literature, Charlotte created a new kind of heroine which both shocked and inspired her Victorian contemporaries. Love, loss, ambition and heartbreak: the anonymous author poured everything into her ground-breaking books, but lived it first. 'Harman [is] a master-storyteller in her own right. Her account of Bronte's life is a level-headed, highly readable and always intelligent. A delight from start to finish' Sunday Times 'Subtle, measured. Full of insight into Bronte's fiery intellect as well as the tragic intensity of her experience' Helen Dunmore, Observer 'Three rounds of applause... a superb retelling of Charlotte's story' Mark Bostridge, Spectator

Book The Secret History of Jane Eyre  How Charlotte Bront   Wrote Her Masterpiece

Download or read book The Secret History of Jane Eyre How Charlotte Bront Wrote Her Masterpiece written by John Pfordresher and published by W. W. Norton & Company. This book was released on 2017-06-27 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The surprising hidden history behind Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Why did Charlotte Brontë go to such great lengths on the publication of her acclaimed, best-selling novel, Jane Eyre, to conceal its authorship from her family, close friends, and the press? In The Secret History of Jane Eyre, John Pfordresher tells the enthralling story of Brontë’s compulsion to write her masterpiece and why she then turned around and vehemently disavowed it. Few people know how quickly Brontë composed Jane Eyre. Nor do many know that she wrote it during a devastating and anxious period in her life. Thwarted in her passionate, secret, and forbidden love for a married man, she found herself living in a home suddenly imperiled by the fact that her father, a minister, the sole support of the family, was on the brink of blindness. After his hasty operation, as she nursed him in an isolated apartment kept dark to help him heal his eyes, Brontë began writing Jane Eyre, an invigorating romance that, despite her own fears and sorrows, gives voice to a powerfully rebellious and ultimately optimistic woman’s spirit. The Secret History of Jane Eyre expands our understanding of both Jane Eyre and the inner life of its notoriously private author. Pfordresher connects the people Brontë knew and the events she lived to the characters and story in the novel, and he explores how her fecund imagination used her inner life to shape one of the world’s most popular novels. By aligning his insights into Brontë’s life with the timeless characters, harrowing plot, and forbidden romance of Jane Eyre, Pfordresher reveals the remarkable parallels between one of literature’s most beloved heroines and her passionate creator, and arrives at a new understanding of Brontë’s brilliant, immersive genius.

Book Charlotte Bronte

Download or read book Charlotte Bronte written by Rebecca Fraser and published by Random House. This book was released on 2012-03-31 with total page 670 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'If men could see us as we really are, they would be amazed', wrote Charlotte Brontë, the outwardly conventional parson's daughter who had rarely met any men beyond those of the church or classroom by the time Jane Eyre was published in 1847. From the landscape of the Yorkshire moors, an appalling childhood and a family decimated by consumption, Jane Eyre came as an instant literary sensation. It also brought Charlotte Brontë the notoriety that was to remain with her for the rest of her short and tragic life. Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte's first biographer, attempted to clear Charlotte of the charges of passionate immorality that were levelled at a woman author - and an unmarried one at that. Rebecca Fraser, 130 years later, placed Charlotte's life within the perceptual framework of contemporary attitudes to women. Her biography is an invaluable contribution to Brontë scholarship, which shares her admiration for a woman prepared to stand out against some of the cruelest Victorian ideas about her sex.

Book Bront   Studies

    Book Details:
  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2008
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 308 pages

Download or read book Bront Studies written by and published by . This book was released on 2008 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Brontes  Selected Poems

    Book Details:
  • Author : Charlotte Bronte
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2022-10-06
  • ISBN : 1474625681
  • Pages : 125 pages

Download or read book Brontes Selected Poems written by Charlotte Bronte and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2022-10-06 with total page 125 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Bronte sisters lives and works have become modern-day cultural touchstones. Emily Bronte, best known for her novel WUTHERING HEIGHTS, began writing poetry first and, before her untimely death, wrote some of the most touching and emotive poems which often reflected the landscape of her Yorkshire home. Charlotte Bronte, whose novel JANE EYRE has had numerous TV and film adaptations, took responsibility for finding a home for their work. In her own words, ' We had very early cherished the dream of one day becoming authors'. Anne Bronte, author of AGNES GREY, often used autobiographical elements in her poems, giving us a hints of the struggles and turmoil of her life. These poems offer glimpses of the joys and sorrows of the Brontes and are a beautifully compelling introduction to their writing and lives.

Book The Bront  s  Web of Childhood

Download or read book The Bront s Web of Childhood written by Fannie Elizabeth Ratchford and published by . This book was released on 1941 with total page 348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents the first essay toward a comprehensive evaluation of the Bronte juvenilia focusing of the childhood of the four Bronte sisters.