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Author Stoneman, Patsy

Title Brontë transformations : the cultural dissemination of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights / Patsy Stoneman
Published London ; New York : Prentice Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1996

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Description xiii, 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. The nineteenth century. 'Tableaux of astonishment': Jane Eyre on the stage, 1848-56. Jane Eyre and the woman's novel, 1850-70. 'Protected by this strong arm': Jane Eyre on the stage, 1867-1909 -- Ch. 2. The turn of the century. Versions of Bertha, 1892-1917. Emily Bronte and the New Women, 1883-1904 -- Ch. 3. Mainly biographical. 'The blank page called for the scribble', 1904-32. Bronte ghosts conjured and confronted, 1855-1946 -- Ch. 4. The inter-war period. Jane Eyre between private and public worlds, 1921-38. 'The world's great love stories': Brontes recuperated, 1920-44 -- Ch. 5. After the Second World War. Romance into Gothic: Jane Eyre turns paranoid. Jane Eyre as mirror and monster: intertextual strategies in women's self-representation. Romance into realism: Wuthering Heights comes down to earth. 'Kinship with the proud': Wuthering Heights canonized in music -- Ch. 6. Jane Eyre's other: the emergence of Bertha -- Ch. 7. Recent developments
'Women's books, aren't they?': illustrations, musicals, stage, film and television. Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights as popular currency. Catching them young: the Bronte heroines as female role models. The sequels syndrome: writing beyond the ending? -- Jane Eyre derivatives listed chronologically -- Wuthering Heights derivatives listed chronologically
Analysis English fiction
English fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-336) and index
Subject Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Adaptations.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Jane Eyre.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Adaptations.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848. Wuthering Heights.
English fiction -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Adaptations.
English fiction -- Appreciation.
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Theory,etc
English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
LC no. 95000495
ISBN 0133555615