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Author Name:    WHITE, W. Bertram BRONTE FAMILY

Title:   Miracle of Haworth : A Bronte Study. First Printing in dustjacket

Publisher:    University of London Press, Ltd., London, 1937, 

Seller ID:   106028

(BRONTE FAMILY). WHITE, W. Bertram. The Miracle of Haworth : A Bronte Study. With Illustrations. London : University of London Press, Ltd., (September1937). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-x,1-374, frontispiece + 15 pp plates. In dex. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is a carefully considered biography of the Brontes. The author sees the family as a whole, and introduces new view points which are clearly and logically substantiated. Thus his findings alone make the book a direct contribution to all that has been written concerning this remarkable example of group genius. He dispels many of the erroneous assertions made concerning the father, Patrick Bronte,Charlotte, Emilv and Bramvell." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword. 1. Her itage. 2. The Road to Haworth. 3. Beginnings at Haworth. 4. School at CowanBridge. 5. Academy for Young Ladies. 6. Golden Days. 7. Life as a Governes s. 8. Looking Foreword. 9. Brussels. 10. Emily is Changed. 11. Brussels Again. 12. Frustration. 13. Difficult Times. 14. Makers of Verse. 15. Achievement. 16. "Jane Eyre." 17. "Wuthering Heights." 18. "The Bells" in London. 19. Tragedy at Haworth. 20. The Passing of a Stoic. 21. Loneliness at the Parsonage. 22. "Shirley." 23. A Literary Celebrity. 24. A Difficult Year. 25."Villette." 26. A June Bride. 27. The Curtain Falls. Chronology. Bibliogra phy. Very good in chipped and woirn, but unclipped, dustjacket. 27.00


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