Author: Emily Brontë
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date: 2015-04-02
Emily Jane Brontë (1818-1848) war eine britische Schriftstellerin, die durch ihren einzigen Roman \"Wuthering Heights\" bekannt wurde. Auf einer Anhöhe inmitten der rauen Landschaft Yorkshires liegt das Anwesen \"Wuthering Heights\", dem Wind schutzlos ausgesetzt, der hier strenger weht als anderswo. Sein Besitzer, der herzensgute Mr. Earnshaw, nimmt den Findling Heathcliff bei sich auf, in den sich Earnshaws Tochter Catherine bald schon heftig verliebt. Doch ihre Liebe endet in einer Tragödie ...
Auf einer Anhöhe inmitten der rauen Landschaft Yorkshires liegt das Anwesen "Wuthering Heights", dem Wind schutzlos ausgesetzt, der hier strenger weht als anderswo. Sein Besitzer, der herzensgute Mr. Earnshaw, nimmt den Findling Heathcliff bei sich auf, in den sich Earnshaws Tochter Catherine bald schon heftig verliebt. Doch ihre Liebe endet in einer Tragödie ...
Diese Ausgabe enthält sowohl die deutsche Übersetzung als auch den englischen Originaltext. "Sturmhöhe" (Originaltitel: "Wuthering Heights") ist ein Roman der englischen Schriftstellerin Emily Brontë (1818–1848). Der 1847 unter dem Pseudonym Ellis Bell veröffentlichte Roman wurde vom viktorianischen Publikum weitgehend abgelehnt, heute gilt er als ein Klassiker der britischen Romanliteratur des 19. Jahrhunderts. "Wuthering Heights" is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, "Wuthering Heights" was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell"; Brontë died the following year, aged 30. "Wuthering Heights" and Anne Brontë'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.
Published in 1845, Emily Bronte’s gothic novel set on the windy moors of Yorkshire is the story of the doomed love between Catherine Earnshaw and her father’s adopted son, Heathcliff. The book was initially poorly received by many critics who found its dark, tragic story needlessly harsh and disturbing. That opinion has not endured, and the only novel Emily Bronte published is now considered to be one of the great classics of English literature.
Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights” is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Brontë's classic novel is also included. BookCap Study Guides are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Emily Brontë's haunting tale of love and revenge, rivetingly retold for today's readers, remains as powerful and gripping as the day it was first written. High on the windswept Yorkshire moors, an old farmhouse hides dark secrets. What is the strange history of Wuthering Heights? Why has Heathcliff, its mysterious owner, cut himself off from the world - and who is the unearthly girl wandering the moors at night?
Readers and critics have been intrigued - and disturbed - by the characters of Wuthering Heights since its publication in 1847. Heathcliff and Catherine, the tormented and enigmatic lovers at the centre of the novel, have justifiably been the focus of critical attention. Yet the novel is peopled with a large cast of idiosyncratic characters, each of whom plays a significant role in the plot. This novel, with its references to physiognomy and monomania, its interest in dreams as revelations of the unconscious mind, and its recognition of the importance of origins in character-formation, reflects important developments in the conception of character and psychology in the nineteenth century.
Author: Frances McCarthy
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Release Date: 1984-12-01
Genre: Study Aids
A lively, in-depth discussion of WUTHERING HEIGHTS. Students are taken on an exciting journey of discovery through every scene or chapter. Also included are unique text notes, ideas for themes and term papers, notes on the author's life as well as a glossary.
This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader contend with Bronte?s complex characters and vocabulary. We hope that Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Editions? will make your reading more enjoyable and perhaps more meaningful. A midnight storm rages around lonely Wuthering Heights, and a miserable ghost claws at the window. We are taken backwards in time, to the beginning of the story of the Earnshaws and Lintons: the separation of spiritual twins, the bitter, repeated clashes, and the doom that seems inescapable for these two families. The tale unravels in a bleak environment that seems hostile to human life and love. But the savagery at work outside is nothing compared to the cruelty the characters inflict upon one another. Wuthering Heights illustrates the violent ruin of passionate natures as few other novels have.Solitude, pain, and loss were all part of Emily Bronte?s own life. In creating her 1847 masterpiece, she drew upon her childhood experiences in an isolated English home much like Wuthering Heights. But she also relied upon her brilliant imagination and a superb talent for detail to depict the finest nuances of her characters? language, gestures, and dress.
Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1, Technical University of Braunschweig, course: The British Landscape in Fact, Fiction and English Language Teaching, 12 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Wuthering Heights is the solitary prose work of Emily Bronte and was first published in 1847. Although the novel is now generally considered a masterpiece, there were lots of negative reviews after the publication. Critics called it for example shocking, grotesque or mishappen and were horrified by it. In my work I will concentrate on the reviews of Wuthering Heights that appeared shortly after the publication of Wuthering Heights until the end of the 19th century. Firstly, I will give a short biography of Emily Bronte to illustrate her way of living. After that I will summarize her novel. Following the summary of Wuthering Heights I will concentrate on the reviews of Wuthering Heights. At first I will present the way this novel was criticized by the reviewers in English as well as in American newspapers and magazines shortly after the publication in 1847. Then I will refer to Charlotte Bronte as a critic of Wuthering Heights and show how she judged her sister's work. Furthermore her review influenced later criticism. In the end I will illustrate the later critical response to Wuthering Heights and I will show if there has been a change in judging the novel and how Charlotte Bronte's preface influenced the reviewers."