Saturday, August 18, 2007

Brontë Encyclopedia

Today we present one of those books that truly represent a benchmark in the Brontë-related literature. Former Chairman of the Brontë Society Robert Barnard and Louise Barnard are the authors of A Brontë Encyclopedia, published by Blackwell Publishing.

US / Canada $99.95
Europe / Rest of World £55.00
Australia / New Zealand
A$198.00
ISBN13: 9781405151191
ISBN10: 1405151196

Publication Dates

USA: Aug 2007
Rest of World: Jul 2007

Australia: Sep 2007

Format : 246 x 171 mm , 6.75 x 9.75 in

Details : 416 pages, 50 illustrations.

A Brontë Encyclopedia is an A- Z encyclopedia of the most notable literary family of the 19th century highlighting original literary insights and the significant people and places that influenced the Brontes' lives.
  • Comprises approximately 2,000 alphabetically arranged entries
  • Defines and describes the Brontes' fictional characters and settings
  • Incorporates original literary judgements and analyses of characters and motives
  • Includes coverage of Charlotte's unfinished novels and her and Branwell's juvenile writings
  • Features over 60 illustrations
"This lively, absorbing, meticulously researched compendium will be a rich resource both for the general reader and for the specialist Bronte scholar. It contains much to enlighten and suprise even those who think they know the Brontes well."
Heather Glen, University of Cambridge
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