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Wuthering Heights

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ISBN-10: 0486292568

ISBN-13: 9780486292564

Edition: 1996 (Unabridged)

Authors: Emily Bront�, Emily Bront�

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Classic novel of consuming passions, played out against the lonely moors of northern England, recounts the turbulent and tempestuous love story of Cathy and Heathcliff. A masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the story remains as poignant and compelling today as it was when first published in 1847.
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List price: $6.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/24/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Emily Bronte, the sister of Charlotte, shared the same isolated childhood on the Yorkshire moors. Emily, however, seems to have been much more affected by the eerie desolation of the moors than was Charlotte. Her one novel, Wuthering Heights (1847), draws much of its power from its setting in that desolate landscape. Emily's work is also marked by a passionate intensity that is sometimes overpowering. According to English poet and critic Matthew Arnold, "for passion, vehemence, and grief she had no equal since Byron." This passion is evident in the poetry she contributed to the collection (Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell) published by the Bronte sisters in 1846 under male pseudonyms…    

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