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17 October 2010

640 Pages | 1 map; three MS facsimile pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780192827630


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Tales of Glass Town, Angria, and Gondal

Selected Early Writings

Edited by Christine Alexander
The Brontes and Edited by

Oxford World's Classics

  • The only edition to include juvenilia by all four Bronte siblings, this unique volumne highlights the collaborative nature of the early 'plays' of Glass Town that developed into the different sagas of Angria and Gondal.
  • The youthful writings of Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and Branwell fuelled the talent that went on to produce Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. This selection enables the reader to experience their collaborative fantasy worlds and developing creative energy.
  • The text is a new transcription from the manuscripts, meticulously edited to provide an accessible reading version while maintaining the original idiosyncrasies.
  • The Introduction provides a comprehensive overview of the imaginative worlds of the Brontes and their developing writing practices.
  • Includes the important autobiographical material, Charlotte's Roe Head Journal and Anne's Diary Papers.
  • The texts are supplemented by a key to characters and place, detailed notes, and a map of Glass Town and Angria.
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