The Bronte Novels ePub download
by Wendy A. Craik
- ISBN: 0416112803
- ISBN13: 978-0416112801
- ePub: 1696 kb | FB2: 1327 kb
- Language: English
- Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd (June 1968)
- Pages: 268
- Rating: 4.1/5
- Votes: 197
- Format: mobi lrf azw lrf
The Brontë Novels book. Wendy Ann Craik was born in East Finchley, North London, in 1934, and evacuated to the countryside in World War Two.
The Brontë Novels book. After receiving a P. at Leicester University College, supervised by Monica Jones, she worked as a schoolteacher before entering academia. She was Reader in English at Aberdeen University, and Professor of English at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, and has written Wendy Ann Craik was born in East Finchley, North London, in 1934, and evacuated to the countryside in World War Two.
First published in 1968, this reissue of Dr. Craik’s critical appreciation of the completed novels of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë is seminal for the way in which it shifts emphasis away from the Brontë family biography towards a detailed critical analysis of the novels themselves. Separate chapters are given to each of the seven novels.
Mrs ‘Dr. Craik’s book is extremely rewarding
Craik’s discussions of the novels are cool, firm and hard, her writing is austere, but extremely lucid; at every point she is sensible and revealing. Jane Austen’s readers will benefit from this excellent, beautifully behaved book. - Martin Seymour-Smith. Dr. Craik’s book is extremely rewarding. This is an admirable book. - Times Educational Supplement. Craik’s critical appreciation of the completed novels of Charlotte . Craik’s critical appreciation of the completed novels of Charlotte, Emily . .The author’s aims and techniques in each are assessed and Dr. Craik shows what light the books throw on each other, how they are related to the novels of the Brontë’s predecessors, and how the Brontë novels compare with their great contemporaries in the nineteenth century novel.
Anne Bronte was the author of Anges Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. And Emily Bronte’s crowning achievement is Wuthering Heights. Readers will delight in the comprehensive packaging of these classics.
Such an underrated book by one of the Bronte sisters but I loved this so much more than sister Emily's Wuthering Heights.
Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. Romance Coming of Age Classics. One fee. Stacks of books.
Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Emily Brontë’s windswept masterpiece is notable not just for its wild beauty but for its daring reinvention of the novel form itself. 14. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray (1848). Take a look at his list. William Thackeray’s masterpiece, set in Regency England, is a bravura performance by a writer at the top of his game.