Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014 12:09 am by M. in , , , ,    No comments
Cambridge University Press republishes this 1927 Brontë writings compilation:
Selections from the Brontës
Being Extracts from the Novels of Charlotte and Emily Brontë
Editor: H. A. Treble
Cambridge University Press, July 2014
ISBN: 9781107689602

Originally published in 1927, this book presents a series of extracts from the novels of Charlotte and Emily Brontë. Created with the younger reader in mind, the text was intended to act as an introduction to the novels and an inducement to read them in their entirety. An editorial introduction and bibliographical details are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the writings of Charlotte and Emily Brontë.


1. The adventure of going abroad from Villette
2. A glimpse of the professor behind his spectacles from Villette
3. The fairy Malevola from Villette
4. A journey, and the first day at Lowood from Jane Eyre
5. Mr Rochester from Jane Eyre
6. The interrupted wedding from Jane Eyre
7. Home at last from Jane Eyre
8. The church militant from Shirley
9. The curates at tea from Shirley
10. The foundling from Wuthering Heights


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