TITLE

From Simianized Irish to Oriental Despots: Heathcliff, Rochester and Racial Difference

AUTHOR(S)
Michie, Elsie
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter92, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Examines racial differences in Ireland and the Orient, as discussed by such writers as Raymond Williams and Charles Kingsley. Review of Williams' book `Politics and Letters: Interviews with New Left Review'; Kingsley's letters exemplifying his awareness of the complex problem of Irish racial difference; His imbrication in Victorian racist and imperialist logic; Examples of Bronte novels showing details of the way Victorians engaged in a variety of imperial fantasies; More.
ACCESSION #
9208030267

 

Related Articles

  • Most of Haworth's mills are closed. Brontemania has proved a more durable trade than textiles. Baker, Paul // New Statesman;07/24/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4395, p54 

    Presents information on various aspects of the Bronte family. Assertion that the mills in Haworth are closed; Reference to the popularity of Haworth, England, where the Bronte family resided, with tourists; Reference to the film `The Railway Children'; Relics of the Bronte sisters; Reference to...

  • The Brontes. Auerbach, E. // Highlights for Children;Jan92, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p28 

    Profiles the three Bronte sisters--Charlotte, Emily and Anne, three famous writers of the 19th century. Childhoods in Yorkshire, England; Girls' love of writing; First book of poetry under male pen names; Famous novels written by sisters; Early deaths of Emily and Anne.

  • The brilliance of the Brontes. Prose, Francine // Victoria (Hearst Magazines, a division of Hearst Communications,;Mar97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p36 

    Relates the lives and works of the Brontes of Yorkshire, England. Family life at the moorlands of Yorkshire; Financial status; Comments on the writings of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte; Factors for the survival of the Brontes' work; Impact of the early deaths of the Brontes on their work;...

  • The art of the Brontes. Hawthorne, Mary // New Yorker;2/5/96, Vol. 71 Issue 47, p48 

    Announces the showing of the exhibition called `The Art of the Brontes' at the Morgan Library in New York City until April 14, 1996.

  • Brontes in ballet.  // In Britain;Feb95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p7 

    Informs about a ballet based on the lives and works of the Bronte family, from March 6-11, 1995 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House in Leeds.

  • The Brontë Family (Book). Nester, Kathleen A. // School Library Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p163 

    Reviews the book, 'The Brontë Farmily: Passionate Literary Geniuses,' by Karen Smith Kenyon.

  • Show reveals Bronte sisters beyond just literary feats. Conover, Kirsten A. // Christian Science Monitor;2/28/96, Vol. 88 Issue 64, p13 

    Focuses on the childhood of the Brontes, best known for the literary works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne. Description of childhood; Use of Pierpont Morgan Library, New York; Exhibition depicting lifestyle; Organization of exhibition; Use of personal items.

  • William Grimshaw, Patrick Bronte and the evangelical revival. Baumber, Michael // History Today;Nov92, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p25 

    Explains that the Brontes and the town of Haworth in Yorkshire, where they lived, are knitted inseparably in the popular imagination but, it was not just literary genius but also religious revivalism that the parsonage spawned in the period between 1714 and 1740. Grimshaw's approach; The...

  • Their brilliant careers. Newhall, Edith // New York;1/15/96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p69 

    Announces the holding of an exhibition entitled `The Art of the Brontes: Drawings and Manuscripts,' at the Pierpont Morgan Gallery in New York, N.Y.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics