Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights Resources

Victorian Web: Emily Brontë
George P. Landow, Professor of English and Art History at Brown University, directs this broad and comprehensive resource for courses in Victorian literature. His Brontë section is essentially a gateway to articles and sources on Brontë biographical materials, works, cultural context, themes and technique.

Emily Bronte: An Overview From the English Department at Brooklyn College. Sections include:

    • Publication of Wuthering Heights & Contemporary Critics
    • Later Critical response to Wuthering Heights
    • Film Versions of Wuthering Heights (a list)
    • The Narrator
    • Wuthering Heights as Socio-Economic Novel
    • Psychological Interpretations of Wuthering Heights
    • Religion, Metaphysics, Mysticism and Wuthering Heights
    • The Gothic and Wuthering Heights
    • Romanticism and Wuthering Heights
    • Love
    • “I am Heathcliff”
    • Sex
    • Emily Bronte’s Poetry (online poems)
Wuthering Heights (1939) Original Theatrical Trailer

 

The Magnanimity of Wuthering Heights
A critical essay on Wuthering Heights written by Joyce Carol Oates

Wuthering Heights text online
This provides some interesting teaching possibilities if teachers or students copy passages into a Word document:

  • Students might use “Insert —-> Comment” to add their own thoughts and reactions to specific passages
  • Teachers might use “Insert —->Comment” to add contextual information, explanations, or add insights to specific passages
  • Students or teachers might use “Insert —-> Hyperlink” to create links from words or sentences to a web site, picture, a dictionary, etc.
  • Teachers could highlight words for students to look up or key passages to analyze

You can also have students read the entire text through Google Books as show below.

Hyper-Concordance
Word searches in the complete texts of Brontë’s novels