Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte

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"[...]health. Passion and will their father gave them. Their genius came directly from neither parent; but from the constitution of their natures. In addition, on both sides, the children got a Celtic strain; and this is a matter of significance, meaning a predisposition to the superstition, imagination and horror that is a strand in all their work. Their mother, Maria Branwell, was of a good middle-class Cornish family, long established as merchants in Penzance. Their father was the son of an Irish peasant, Hugh Prunty, settled in the north of Ireland, but native to the south. The history of the Rev. Patrick Bronte, B.A. (whose fine Greek name, shortened from the ancient Irish[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 263g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507694369
  • 9781507694367

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26 ratings
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