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Wuthering Heights (Paperback)

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Wuthering Heights is Emily Bront 's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 under the pseudonym ""Ellis Bell""; Bront died the following year, aged 30. Wuthering Heights and Anne Bront 's Agnes Grey were accepted by publisher Thomas Newby before the success of their sister Charlotte's novel, Jane Eyre. After Emily's death, Charlotte edited the manuscript of Wuthering Heights, and arranged for the edited version to be published as a posthumous second edition in 1850. Although Wuthering Heights is now widely regarded as a classic of English literature, contemporary reviews for the novel were deeply polarised; it was considered controversial because its depiction of mental and physical cruelty was unusually stark, and it challenged strict Victorian ideals of the day regarding religious hypocrisy, morality, social classes and gender inequality.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780244968038
ISBN-10: 0244968039
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: February 16th, 2018
Pages: 556
Language: English