Critics’ Reviews

“This Broadview edition of Wuthering Heights is ideal for understanding the novel. Beth Newman has written an incisive introduction, intelligently edited the text, and provided a wonderful set of contemporary documents that provide multiple valuable ways of contextualizing Brontë’s powerful narrative.” — James Phelan, Ohio State University

“Broadview Press’s edition of Wuthering Heights, edited by Beth Newman, is a critically current and versatile text that includes solid primary materials and a strong introduction. Newman’s stated aim is to provide a broad contextual understanding of contemporary critical approaches, and the finished product fulfills this objective. The primary material accompanying the text accomplishes two very important goals—rooting the text in important known textual materials, such as Brontë’s poems, Belgian devoirs, and critical reviews contemporary to the text, as well as drawing attention to new historical materials, such as an essay ‘On Brain Fever,’ which illuminates Catherine’s medical treatment. In short, the edition is entirely usable and an excellent choice for the classroom or the general reader.” — Terri A. Hasseler, Bryant University

Posted on November 2, 2015