Emily Brontë, her life and work.
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Emily Brontë, her life and work. by Muriel Spark

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Published by P. Owen in London .
Written in English


  • Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Muriel Spark and Derek Stanford.
ContributionsStanford, Derek.
LC ClassificationsPR4173 .S66
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6155223M
LC Control Number54008823

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Dame Muriel Spark, DBE was a prolific Scottish novelist, short story writer, and poet whose darkly comedic voice made her one of the most distinctive writers of the twentieth century. In The Times newspaper named Spark in its list of "the 50 greatest British writers since "/5. Life. Her father, Patrick Brontë (–), an Irishman, held a number of curacies: Hartshead-cum-Clifton, Yorkshire, was the birthplace of his elder daughters, Maria and Elizabeth (who died young), and nearby Thornton that of Emily and her siblings Charlotte, Patrick Branwell, and their father became rector of Haworth, remaining there for the rest of his life. Her mother, a staunch Methodist, died when Emily was only three years old, so what she knew of her she learned from her siblings and her Aunt Elizabeth (Maria's sister), who raised the children after Maria's death. Elizabeth brought a religious fervor to the house that Brontë soon rejected. Brontë's environment shaped her life and her work. Emily Jane Brontë (/ ˈ b r ɒ n t i /, commonly /-t eɪ /; 30 July – 19 December ) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English also published one book of poetry with her sisters Charlotte and Anne titled Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell with her own poems finding regard as poetic Born: 30 July , Thornton, England.

The author's most famous work offer clues about the her short life. but if Emily had had her way we should have none of it. In view of such inferences as Miss Wilson draws from that we have. A great book about a great writer, and a valuable contribution to women's studies. Ms. Gordon makes wonderful use of all Bronte texts and letters to discuss and analyze CB's unique character and artistry and her importance as a writer who pulled her women characters and their thoughts and feelings from the shadows, and made them and their intellectual potential visible/5. Emily Bronte was born on 30 July at 74 Market Street in Thornton, Bradford, Yorkshire, England. She was the fourth daughter of Maria Branwell (), who died of cancer when Emily was just three years old, and Irish clergyman Patrick Bronte (). Emily Brontë, Writer: Wuthering Heights. The dreamiest of the talented Brontë clan, Emily Jane Brontë was born in Her mother died when she was barely more than a toddler, and Emily and her younger sister, Anne, became very close. Along with their other siblings, 'Charlotte Bronte' and Branwell Bronte, they invented the make-believe kingdoms of Angria and Gondal, which occupied Occupation: Writer.

Emily Brontë lived a life relatively isolated from the broader cultural currents of the period. She was born in and died in , at the age of With the exception of a few years away at. Emily Bronte () was born in Thornton, Yorkshire, in the north of England. Her father, the Rev. Patrick Bronte, had moved from Ireland to Weatherfield, in Essex, where he taught in Sunday school. Eventually he settled in Yorkshire, the centre of his life's work. . Emily Bronte is an exponent of English literature and her only novel has been regarded as a masterpiece. This author was a person who preferred to be at home than going out and mingling with people. She was immersed in her own world and had no desire to venture beyond the threshold of her house. Apparently, her siblings were her only friends. Charlotte Brontë (/ ˈ ʃ ɑːr l ə t ˈ b r ɒ n t i /, commonly /-t eɪ /; 21 April – 31 March ) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature.. She enlisted in school at Roe Head in January , aged 14 years. She left the year after to teach her sisters, Emily and Born: 21 April , Thornton, England.