Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Emily Brontë: A Brief Chronology

Introduction

  1. The Wuthering Heights landscape
  2. The story: symmetry
  3. The marriage prohibition
  4. Lockwood’s Wilberforcean dreams
  5. Africa and Yorkshire unchained
  6. Signs of fertility
  7. Note on the text

Wuthering Heights

Appendix A: The Chronology of Wuthering Heights
Appendix B: Literary Tradition
Appendix C: Family Histories
Appendix D: Documents

  1. Landscape
    1. John Hutton, Tour to the Caves (1781)
  2. Emancipation
    1. John Woolman, Journal (1776)
    2. John Woolman, Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754)
  3. Slavery
    1. ‘The Sorrows of Yamba’
    2. Robert Brougham (1778-1868),‘On the Immediate Emancipation of Negro Apprentices’
  4. Blacks in England
    1. ‘Samboo’s Tomb’ (1822)
  5. Slavery in Yorkshire
    1. The Leeds Mercury, 1831
  6. Image of the Rocks
    1. Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873)
  7. The Brontës in Ireland
    1. Alice Brontës Interview

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Posted on October 29, 2015