By Diane Long Hoeveler, Deborah Denenholz Morse (eds.)
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Additional info for A companion to the Brontës
The Burning Clime”: Charlotte Brontë and John Martin’. Nineteenth‐ Century Literature, 50 (December): 285–316. Analyzes the significance of Martin’s theatrical paintings on Charlotte’s imaginative world of Glass Town and Angria and her literary response. Alexander, C. and M. Smith (2003). The Oxford Companion to the Brontës. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Includes detailed essays on Juvenilia of the Brontës, Glass Town and Angrian Saga, Gondal Saga, and numerous shorter entries on influences, individual stories, characters, and place names in the juvenilia.
Around it stood genii and fairies without, whose robes were of beaten gold sparkling with diamonds. ’ (Brontë 1987, 1: 14) The young authors are enthroned, wielding their narrative power. ” The mix of genres and styles seen in the hyperbolic language, Biblical resonance, elements of fairy tale, adventure, travel writing, romance, and current affairs witnessed in this tale becomes the hallmark of Charlotte’s early juvenilia. Of particular note is the way her version of events is constructed in opposition to Branwell’s conception of the play and narrative method.
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