Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Emily Bronte


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1850-1899'When asked how books had shaped him, Labour M.P. F.W. Jowett ranged widely: Ivanhoe made him want to read, Unto this ...F.W. Jowett Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1850-1899'By age fourteen Durham collier Jack Lawson would find... emancipation at the Boldon Miners' Institute... "And didn't ...Jack Lawson Emily BrontePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1850-1899"Robert Blatchford, growing up in Halifax in the 1860s, read from the penny library there Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Sou...Robert Blatchford Charlotte, Anne, Emily BrontenovelsPrint: Book
1850-1899'The hero seems to me superior to the Rochester or the Louis Moore type, who are all rather lay-figures. Nor do I admi...Leslie Stephen Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1800-1849Anne Bronte, diary paper for 31 July 1845 'Emily is engeaged [sic] in writing the Emperor Julius's life She has read ...Emily Bronte Emily BronteLife of the Emperor Julius (? Gondal story)Manuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'[Helen Crawfurd] derived lessons in socialism and feminism from Carlyle, Shaw, Wells, Galsworthy, Arnold Bennett, Ibs...Helen Crawfurd Charlotte /Emily/ Anne BrontePrint: Book
1800-1849Charlotte Bronte, Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell, 1850: 'One day, in the autumn of 1845, I accidentally ...Charlotte Bronte Emily BrontepoemsManuscript: Unknown
1800-1849Charlotte Bronte to William Smith Williams, September 1848: ' ... of ["Ellis Bell's" poetry's] merit I am deeply convi...Charlotte Bronte Emily BrontepoemsManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899Charlotte Bronte to William Smith Williams, 28 September 1850, on preparing to write preface to new edition of "Wuther...Charlotte Bronte Emily BronteWuthering HeightsUnknown
1900-1945'James Williams admitted that, growing up in rural Wales, "I'd read anything rather than not read at all. I read a gre...James Williams Anne/Charlotte/Emily BrontePrint: Book
1900-1945'"Reading for me then was haphazard, unguided, practically uncritical", recalled boilermaker's daughter Marjory Todd. ...Marjory Todd Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Today I finished "Wuthering Heights" and began "Villette". I must try and get a set of the Bronte books as soon as I...Hilary Spalding Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1900-1945[Communist activists often displayed hostility to literature, including Willie Gallacher. However his 'hostility to li...William Gallacher Emily Bronte[unknown]Print: Book
1850-1899'As to what they read [at the Gower Street School in the 1880s] -- and [...] Lucy Harrison [headmistress] read aloud t...Lucy Harrison, headmistress, Charlotte Mew, and other pupils at Gower Street schoolEmily BrontePrint: Book
1900-1945'As I began to mend, the Governor, to keep me from brooding too much, gave orders that I was to have all the reading m...Stuart Wood [pseud?] Emily Bronte[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'A slight work, but just about perfect. In fact I do not know how to find fault with it. ["Nocturne", 1917] . . . An...Arnold Bennett Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1900-1945Transcript of interview: 'And another one that I loved was when I had mumps and was in the san which had a very small ...Hilary Spalding Emily BronteWuthering HeightsPrint: Book
1800-1849[From Charlotte Bronte's introduction to the 1850 edition of her sisters' novels:] 'One day in the autumn of 1845 I...Charlotte Bronte Emily BrontepoemsManuscript: Unknown


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