Juliet Barker

The Brontes

Juliet Barker - The Brontes

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From the half-mad, repressive father, the drunken, drug-addicted wastrel of a brother, wild romantic Emily, unrequited Anne and to "poor Charlotte": These stereotypes of the popular imagination are precisely that - imaginary - created by amateur biographers from Mrs Gaskell onwards who were primarily novelists, and were attracted by the tale of an apparently doomed family of genius.

Category(ies): biography, history, literature
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN Number: 1585673633