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Emily Bronte (Robinson 1883)

 

EMILY BRONTË

 

BY

A. MARY F. ROBINSON

 

SECOND EDITION.

 

LONDON:

W. H. ALLEN AND CO.
13, WATERLOO PLACE 1883.

 

LONDON:
PRINTED BY W. H. ALLEN AND CO., 13 WATERLOO PLACE, S.W.

 

CONTENTS.

 
 
PAGE
Introduction 1
CHAPTER I.
Parentage 8
CHAPTER II.
Babyhood 18
CHAPTER III.
Cowan's Bridge 28
CHAPTER IV.
Childhood 40
CHAPTER V.
Going to School 53
CHAPTER VI.
Girlhood at Haworth 61
CHAPTER VII.
In the Rue d'Isabelle 77
CHAPTER VIII.
A Retrospect 92
CHAPTER IX.
The Recall 103
CHAPTER X.
The Prospectuses 111
CHAPTER XI.
Branwell's Fall 116
CHAPTER XII.
Writing Poetry 128
CHAPTER XIII.
Troubles 144
CHAPTER XIV.
Wuthering Heights: its Origin 154
CHAPTER XV.
Wuthering Heights: the Story 168
CHAPTER XVI.
'Shirley' 209
CHAPTER XVII.
Branwell's End 217
CHAPTER XVIII.
Emily's Death 223

Finis! 233

 

LIST OF AUTHORITIES.

 
 
1846–56. The Works of Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.
1857. Life of Charlotte Brontë. Mrs. Gaskell. 1st and 2nd Editions.
1877. Charlotte Brontë. T. Wemyss Reid.
1877. Note on Charlotte Brontë. A. C. Swinburne.
1881. Three Great Englishwomen. P. Bayne.
MS. Lecture on Emily Brontë. T. Wemyss Reid.
MS. Notes on Emily and Charlotte Brontë. Miss Ellen Nussey.
MS. Letters of Charlotte and Branwell Brontë.
1879. Reminiscences of the Brontës. Miss E. Nussey.
1870. Unpublished Letters of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë Hours at Home.
1846. Emily Brontë's Annotated Copy of her Poems.
1872. Branwell Brontë: in the "Mirror." G.S.Phillips.
1879. Pictures of the Past. F. H. Grundy.
1830. Prospectus of the Clergymen's Daughters School at Cowan's Bridge.
1850. Preface to Wuthering Heights. Charlotte Brontë.
1850. Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell. Charlotte Brontë.
1850. Wuthering Heights: in the "Palladium." Sydney Dobell.
Personal Reminiscences of Mrs. Wood, Mrs.

Ratcliffe, Mrs. Brown, and Mr. William Wood, of Haworth.

1811-18. Poems of Patrick Brontë, B.A., Incumbent of Haworth.
1879. Haworth: Past and Present. J. Horsfall Turner.


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