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.

Word searches in the complete texts of Brontë’s novels