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Published: 09 March 2006

640 Pages | 40 halftones, maps


ISBN: 9780198614326

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The Oxford Companion to the Brontës

Christine Alexander and Margaret Smith

Oxford Companions

  • The first time so much information about the Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë has been gathered together in an accessible A-Z volume
  • Authoritative, accessible, and up-to-date information on all topics related to the Brontës
  • Suitable both for the research student and the general reader
  • Contributions from Brontë specialists from around the world
  • Over 2,000 entries
  • All the Brontës' writings, including their juvenilia, covered in depth
  • Wide-ranging articles enable the reader to see the Brontës in their literary and social context, and to trace their enduring influence on the work of other writers
  • Extensive cross-referencing, a classifed contents, a chronology, and a bibliography facilitate quick reference and encourage further exploration
  • Carefully selected illustrations complement the text

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