In the year of Charlotte's bicentenary, a light-hearted miscellany on all things Bronte. Did Charlotte Bronte take opium? Did the Reverend Bronte carry a loaded pistol? What, precisely, does 'wuthering' mean?
'John Sutherland is among the handful of critics whose every book I must have.'
Publication date: 03/11/2016
|Publication date:||3rd November 2016|
|Author:||John Sutherland, John Crace|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,|
|Categories:||Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 , Literary reference works,|
John Sutherland is Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus at University College London and an eminent scholar in the field of Victorian fiction, author of many works including The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction. He has also written the bestselling popular titles Is Heathcliff a Murderer? and Can Jane Eyre be Happy?, and such scholarly jeux d'esprit as Curiosities of Literature. His most recent books include How Good is Your Grammar?, Stars, Cars, and Crystal Meth and Orwell's Nose. John Crace is the parliamentary sketch writer for the Guardian newspaper, for which he also writes the regular Digested Read feature. He is ...More About John Sutherland, John Crace