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This new book on the Brontes concentrates on the way in which the literary interests and expressions of Charlotte and Emily were built up. It makes use of recent research into background and reading matter to investigate the development of the authors' poetry and novels. Recently discovered evidence on the background and lives of the two sisters is used to plot their progress and to show how Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights grow, not only from the experiences of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, but also from their reading and personal contacts.
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TOM WINNIFRITH is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Warwick and Director of the Centre for Research in the European Humanities. His many previous books include The Brontes and their Background, Bronte Facts and Bronte Problems (with Edward Chitham), Aspects of the Epic, Greece Old and New, Nineteen Eighty Four and All's Well? (with William Whitehead) and A New Life of Charlotte Bronte. EDWARD CHITHAM is a part-time Lecturer for the Open University. His previous publications include The Black Country, Ghost in the Water (a children's novel) and several books on the Brontes, including The Brontes' Irish Background, The Poems of Anne Bronte and Bronte Facts and Bronte Problems (with Tom Winnifrith).
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