Wuthering Heights

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Books about Emily Brontë and Wuthering Heights

Allott, Miriam, editor. The Brontës: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge & Kegan, 1974.
Bentley, Phyllis. The Brontës. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1969.
Benvenuto, Richard. Emily Brontë. Boston: Twayne, 1982.
Chitham, Edward. A Life of Emily Brontë. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987.
Davies, Stevie. Emily Brontë: The Artists as a Free Woman. Manchester, Carcanet Press, 1983.
Fraser, Rebecca. The Brontës: Charlotte Brontë and her Family. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1988.
Gregor, Ian, editor. The Brontës: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1970.
Hatfield, C.W., editor. The Complete Poems of Emily Jane Brontë. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941.

Books Related to Themes of Wuthering Heights

Family History and Family Relationship

Boissard, Janine. Cecile. Little, Brown, 1988.
Bridgers, Sue Ellen. Permanent Connections. Harper and Row, 1987.
Brooks, Bruce. Midnight Hour Encores. Harper & Row, 1987.
Carter, Alden R. RoboDad. Putnam, 1990.
Cleaver, Vera. Sweetly Sings the Donkey. Lippincott, 1985.
Fox, Paula. The Moonlight Man. Bradbury, 1986.
Guest, Judith. Ordinary People. Viking, 1976.
Hamilton, Virginia. Cousins. Philomel, 1990.
Hobbs, Will. Changes in Latitudes. Atheneum, 1988.
Holland, Isabelle. Of Love and Death and Other Journeys. Lippincott, 1975.
Irwin, Hadley. Can't Hear You Listening. McElderry, 1990.
Kerr, M.E. Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack. Harper & Row, 1972.
Naylor, Phyllis Reynold. The Keeper. Mcmillan, 1986.
Oneal, Zibby. In Summer Light. Viking, 1985.
Paterson, Katherine. Jacob Have I Loved. Crowell, 1980.
Peck, Richard. Unfinished Portrait of Jessica. Delacorte, 1991.
Myers, Walter Dean. Crystal. Viking 1987.

Romantic and Ill-Fated Love

Baldwin, James. If Beale Street Could Talk. Dial, 1974.
Boissard, Janine. A Matter of Feeling. Little, Brown, 1979.
Brontë, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Signet Classic, 1960.
Cohen, Barbara. Roses. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1984.
Greene, Bette. Summer of My German Soldier. Dial, 1973.
Guy, Rosa. My Love, My Love or the Peasant Girl. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985.
Hamilton, Virginia. A White Romance. Philomel, 1987.
Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. Scribner Classics Series, 1987.
Kerr, ME I Stay Near You. Harper & Row, 1985.
Leroux, Gaston. The Phantom of the Opera. Signet Classic, 1987.
Mazer, Norma Fox. Up in Seth's Room. Delacorte, 1979.
Mazer, Norma Fox. When We First Met. Scholastic, 1984.
Myers, Walter Dean. Motown and Did: A Love Story. Viking, 1984.
Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet. Signet Classic, 1964.
Townsend, John Rowe. Cloudy-Bright. Lippincott, 1984.


Chambers, Aidan. N.I.K. Now I Know. Harper & Row, 1988.
Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. Patheon, 1974.
Cormier, Robert. Beyond the Chocolate War. Pantheon, 1985.
Cormier, Robert. We All Fall Down. Delacorte, 1991.
Crutcher, Chris. Stotan! Morrow, 1986.
Galgut, Damon. A Sinless Season. Penguin, 1984.
Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. Coward, 1954.
Hall, Lynn. Sticks and Stones. Follett, 1972.
Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. Viking, 1967.
Thompson, Julian E. Discontinued. Scholastic, 1985.

Nature Versus Civilization

Cormier, Robert. The Chocolate War. Pantheon, 1974.
Duncan, Lois. Killing Mr. Griffin. Little, Brown, 1978.
Golding, William. Lord of the Flies. Coward, 1954.
Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet. Penguin, 1988.
Paulsen, Gary. The River. Delacorte, 1991.


Jeanne M. McGlinn, Lecturer in the Department of Education at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, has a Ph.D. in Literature from the University of Kansas, where she taught courses in composition and literature. Currently she is director of the Reading and Critical Thinking Center at UNC-A and teaches Children's Literature and Humanities. Her research interests include multicultural literature, children's literature, and writing instruction.

James E. McGlinn. Associate Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, has a B.A. and an M.A. in English and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas. He has taught high school English and has directed developmental reading programs at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, and at UNC Asheville. He currently is teaching methods of teaching courses for grades 6-12 at UNC Asheville. His research interests include multicultural education, telecomputing, and cooperative learning.


W. Geiger (Guy) Ellis, Professor Emeritus at the University of Georgia, Department of Language Education, received his A.B. and M.Ed. degrees from the university of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and his Ed.D. from the University of Virginia. For over 25 years, Guy has been active in teaching adolescent literature in the classroom and in training future teachers in its use, lecturing and writing extensively on the subject. He developed and edited The ALAN Review from 1978 to 1984, changing its focus from a newsletter to a fully referred journal with an emphasis on articles with research and instructional significance. His research has had heavy emphasis on the content of literature instruction.

Currently Professor and Chairperson of Education at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, Arthea (Charlie) J.S. Reed has taught for 20 years on both the high school and college level. She received her AB (Bethany College) and her M.S. (Southern Connecticut State University) in English and her Ph.D. (Florida State University) in Teacher Education. In addition to teaching, Charlie was The ALAN Review (NCTE) editor from 1984 to 1990 and served as Co-Director of the Mountain Area Writing Project (a part of the National Writing Project) from 1982 to 1988. She is also the author of Reaching Adolescents: Young Adult Books and the Schools (Holt, 1985), Comics to Classics: A Parent's Guide to Books for Teens and Preteens (IRA, 1988), and Point-Counterpoint: An Introduction to Education (Dushkin, 1991).

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