EIL 4.8 Brontë Context

British Literature Module 4.8

British Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 4Study Guide: British Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 4)

Focus Text: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Honors Texts

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (if you did not read this in Introduction to Literature)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

EIL 4.8 Context Resources

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

http://faculty.uml.edu/bmarshall/romanticismandgothicartlit.html

Romantic: http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/novel_19c/wuthering/romantic.html

Gothic: http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/novel_19c/wuthering/gothic.html

http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_B.html#byronic_hero_anchor

Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey

https://excellence-in-literature.com/charlotte-brontes-introduction-to-wuthering-heights

The Author’s Life

Robert Barnard’s Emily Brontë

The Oxford Companion to the Brontës by Christine Alexander and Margaret Smith

The Brontës: A Life In Letters by Juliet Barker

https://excellence-in-literature.com/emily-bronte-a-biographical-sketch-by-sara-selby

http://www.haworth-village.org.uk/brontes/bronte.asp

http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/bronte/ebronte/index.html

Poetry

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poets/bront%C3%AB-emily-jane

http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/novel_19c/wuthering/poetry.html

“No coward soul is mine”: https://excellence-in-literature.com/no-coward-soul-is-mine-by-emily-bronte

https://excellence-in-literature.com/poetry-by-george-gordon-lord-byron

https://excellence-in-literature.com/lord-byron-biography/

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poets/coleridge-samuel-taylor

Audio

Wuthering Heights Audiobook narrated by Janet McTeer and David Timson: http://amzn.to/2rxoHtq

http://librivox.org/wuthering-heights-by-emily-bronte-2/

http://www.reelyredd.com/0307anne_bronte.htm

Music

http://www.lieder.net/lieder/get_author_texts.html?AuthorId=383

Verdi: https://www.classiccat.net/verdi_g/index.php

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: https://www.classiccat.net/mendelssohn-bartholdy_f/index.php

Beethoven: https://www.classiccat.net/beethoven_l_van/index.php

http://akademisk.kor.dk/lyt-e.htm

Video

1939 movie of Wuthering Heights

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032145/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/wuthering-heights-1939-movie-trailer

Visual Arts

https://www.britainexpress.com/architecture/gothic-revival.htm

https://excellence-in-literature.com/victorian-art/

https://artsandculture.google.com/story/FwLyGtC06USyJA

Historic Context

https://excellence-in-literature.com/introduction-to-romanticism-from-lilia-melani/

http://abolition.e2bn.org/people_24.html

https://www.bl.uk/romantics-and-victorians/articles/walking-the-landscape-of-wuthering-heights

https://brontesisters.co.uk/timeline.html

Places to Go

https://www.bronte.org.uk

https://www.yorkshire.com/places/west-yorkshire/bradford/haworth

Just for Fun

https://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/articles/10-things-you-didn-t-know-about-emily-brontë/

 

 


Index of British Literature context link pages

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British Literature Texts (recommended editions)

British Lit study guide, and links to focus and honors texts (opens in a new tab at the author’s Everyday Education site)

 

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