Emily Brontë : bicentennial essays

A few days late, but here are a selection of articles celebrating the bicentenary of Emily Brontë, whose singular 1847 novel Wuthering Heights took the architexts of the Gothic novel and added new psychological depth. It also lay the foundations for such later transformations of the Gothic as Gothic Romance of Daphne du Maurier and her followers and then, arguably, paranormal romance.

Helen Small, ‘Celebrating Emily Brontë

Clare Pettitt, ‘Emily Brontë’s fierce, flawed women: not your usual Gothic female characters

Sophie Alexandra Frazer, ‘Why Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights is a cult classic

Carolina Ciucci, ‘The community of Emily Brontë’s and the ever present appeal of Wuthering Heights

And, on the film adaptations and musical legacy of Wuthering Heights, ‘Emily Brontë at 200: How Kate Bush brought the author’s Gothic romance Wuthering Heights to life

About William the Bloody

Cat lover. 18C scholar on the dialogue and novel. Co-convenor OGOM Project
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