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    Wuthering Heights von Brontë, Emily

    'Wuthering Heights is commonly thought of as "romantic", but try rereading it without being astonished by the extremes of physical and psychological violence' Jeanette Winterson

    Emily Brontë's novel of impossible desires, violence and transgression is a masterpiece of intense, unsettling power. It begins in a snowstorm, when Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter at Wuthering Heights. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, her betrayal of him and the bitter vengeance he now wreaks on the innocent heirs of the past.

    Edited with an Introduction and notes by PAULINE NESTOR Preface by LUCASTA MILLER

    "It is as if Emily Brontë could tear up all that we know human beings by, and fill these unrecognizable transparencies with such a gust of life that they
    transcend reality."
    --Virginia Woolf
    B-Format Paperback
    Autor Brontë, Emily / Nestor, Pauline (Hrsg.) / Miller, Lucasta (Vorwort v.)
    Verlag Random House N.Y.
    Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Erscheinungsjahr 2003
    Seitenangabe 416 S.
    Meldetext Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
    Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
    Abbildungen B-format paperback
    Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D2.3 cm 303 g
    Coverlag Penguin Classics (Imprint/Brand)
    Reihe Penguin Classics
    Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
    Fr. 9.50

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    Über den Autor Brontë, Emily

    Emily Brontë (1818-48) along with her sisters, Charlotte and Anne, is one of the most significant literary figures of the 19th century. She wrote just one strikingly innovative novel but was also a gifted and intense poet.
    Pauline Nestor teaches English at Monash University, Australia.
    Lucasta Miller was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

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