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Emily Brontë

Novelist (30-Jul-1818 — 19-Dec-1848)


Alastair Everitt. Wuthering Heights: An Anthology of Criticism. London: Frank Cass & Co., Ltd.. 1967. 208pp.

Winifred Gérin. Emily Brontė. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. 1971. 290pp.

Muriel Spark; Derek Stanford. Emily Brontė: Her Life and Work. London: Peter Owen, Ltd.. 1953. 271pp. Two sections, biography by Spark, criticism by Stanford.

Mary Visick. The Genesis of Wuthering Heights. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 1958. 88pp.


  1. The Shape of Emily's Coffin: The Mysteries of the Least Known Brontė Sister
    by Laura June Topolsky. The Hairpin, 31-Aug-2016.


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  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.210)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.35)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.72)

  10. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.80)

  11. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.69)

  12. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.91-93)

  13. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (pp.139-41)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.66)

  15. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.89)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.33)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.18)

  18. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.56)

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