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Published: 11 May 2008

496 Pages

5-1/8 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199207558

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

New Edition

Anne Brontë
Edited by Herbert Rosengarten and with an Introduction by Josephine McDonagh

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of Anne Brontë's compelling novel about the destructive consequences of alcoholism on a marriage, featuring a wide-ranging new introduction, and up-to-date editorial material.
  • New, wide-ranging introduction by Josephine McDonagh examines the intellectual and cultural context of the novel, its complex narrative structure and the contemporary moral and medical debates about alcohol and the body with which the novel engages.
  • Reprints the authoritative Clarendon text in improved typesetting.
  • Improved chronology
  • Up-to-date bibliography
  • Additional notes draw attention to the novel's use of contemporary medical publications on the effects of alcohol, on the study of physiognomy and phrenology and on the author's wide range of reading.