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The Brontës

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2010-11-1 Pages: 1158 Publisher: Little Brown The story of the tragic Bronte family is familiar toeveryone: we all know about the half-mad. repressive father. thedrunken. drug-addicted wastrel of a brother. wild romantic Emily. unrequited Anne and poor Charlotte Or do we These stereotypesof the popular imagination are precisely that -. imaginary - createdby amateur biographers from Mrs Gaskell onwards who were primarilynovelists. and were attracted by the tale of an apparently doomedfamily of genius Juliet Barkers. . landmark book was the firstdefinitive history of the Brontes It demolishes myths. yetprovides startling new information that is just as compelling -. buttrue Based on first-hand research among all the Brontemanuscripts. many so tiny they can only be read by magnifyingglass. and among contemporary historical documents never b...

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