[Reading] ➶ The Tenant of Wildfell Hall By Anne Brontë – Rnibspothesigns.co.uk


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Note Editions Of The Tenant That Start With You Must Go Back With Me Are Incomplete Actual Opening Line Of The Novel Is To J Halford, Esq Dear Halford, When We Were Together Last Helen Graham Moves To Wildfell Hall In A Shroud Of Mystery Where Has She Come From, And Who Exactly Is She Anne S Novel Is The Story Of The Beautiful And Mysterious Helen Graham, Who Arrives At Wildfell Hall Suddenly One Day No One Knows Who She Is Or Where She Has Come From, And Gilbert Markham, A Young Farmer Who Has Fallen In Love With Her, Sets Out To Find Some Answers This Is An Ambitious And Successful Work That Is A Real Pleasure To Listen To.


10 thoughts on “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

  1. says:

    Carol said I must list my all time favorite books What a challenge this is I have read everything those Bronte girls wrote, even their childhood poetry and I love all of it But Anne will take the showing on my list for her bravery Of course Charlotte was the most prolific and Emily the true brainiac, but Anne has my complete respect for being a true literary pioneer she was the first woman to write of a wife leaving her abusive husband and then goes on to lead a happy, successful life Up Carol said I must list my all time favorite books What a challenge this is I have read everything those Bronte girls wrote, even their childhood poetry and I love all of it But Anne will take the s...


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    Reformed rakes make the best husbandsThis is the maxim that governs the universe of historical romance novels That a puerile assumption regarding dissolute cads turning into paragons of puritanical goodness on being administered the vital dosage of a virgin s love fuels women s fantasies in this day and age depresses me to no end In a sense, this is the dialectical opposite of Kerouac s On the Road in that it systematically demystifies a contrived notion of masculinecoolnessthe baReformed rakes make the best husbandsThis is the maxim that governs the universe of historical romance novels That a puerile assumption regarding dissolute cads turning into paragons of puritanical goodness on being administered the vital dosage of a virgin s love fuels women s fantasie...


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    An unknown woman suddenly appears in the dilapidated mansion, Wildfell Hall, abandoned for many years, by the wealthy family, who owned it, as uninhabitable, surrounded by the bleak moorlands, in a remote, quiet village, in the northern English countryside, during the early part of the 19th century, no one knew she was coming, the locals are very curious, who is she What is she doing, calling herself Mrs.Graham, a widow, with a lively five year...


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    4.5 stars Move over, Charlotte Make room for my new favorite Bront It is inevitable for me to compare Anne Bront with her sisters, and Helen Graham with Jane Eyre particularly, but I shall momentarily do so anyway Some said this was better than any Bront novel published, some claimed it deeply overhyped After reading this, I shall have to agree with the former claim as I thought this book surpassed, to quite an extent, the love I had for Jane Eyre.The Tenant of Wildfell Hall shook me from 4.5 stars Move over, Charlotte Make room for my new favorite Bront It is inevitable for me to compare Anne Bront with her sisters, and Helen Graham with Jane Eyre particularly, but I shall momentarily do so anyway Some said this was better than any Bront novel published, some claimed it deeply overhyped After reading this, I shall have to agree with the former claim as I thought this book surpassed, to quite an extent, the love I had for Jane Eyre.The Tenant of Wildfell Hall shook me from the first page, when I discovered that rather than the conventional female perspective, the narrative opens with a letter penned by a male protagonist, Gilbert Markham I am not the biggest fan of framed stories but this one was deeply engaging all the way through Through Gilbert s letter, we then dive into Helen s diaries and her life, ...


  5. says:

    With this book Anne has now become my favorite Bront Amazing story Not only is the writing phenomenal but the issues she addresses were truly progressive for the time feminism, alcoholism, abuse, etc A must read


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    I suspect that many readers today have no idea that these three vicarage raised spinsters took the English publishing world by storm in the mid eighteen hundreds Thundering from reviews were words like coarse, shocking, immoral, depravedand those reviewers thought the authors Acton, Ellis, and Currer Bell were men Tenant hit the shelves with the biggest splash, requiring a second edition, at the front of which Anne added an impassioned forward aimed at critics She maintains that she is I suspect that many readers today have no idea that these three vicarage raised spinsters took the English publishing world by storm in the mid eighteen hundreds Thundering from reviews were words like coarse, shocking, immoral, depravedand those reviewers thought the authors Acton, Ellis, and Currer Bell were men Tenant hit the shelves with the biggest splash, requiring a second edition, at the front of which Anne added an impassioned forward aimed at critics She maintains that she is telling the truth as she saw it, and further, in depicting the dregs of drunkenness, she is showing how it really is, now how it would like to b...


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    The Tenant of the Wildfell Hall is the second novel and my only read of Anne Bronte The first thought that came to mind while reading was that why it took me this long to discover her I was familiar with herfamous sisters Charlotte and Emily but did not know her existence till a recent time Anne s writing is however far different to that of her sisters, for her approach isdirect There is no poetic language, no implied romanticism and less flowery phrases, which is the signature ap The Tenant of the Wildfell Hall is the second novel and my only read of Anne Bronte The first thought that came to mind while reading was that why it took me this long to discover her I was familiar with herfamous sisters Charlotte and Emily but did not know her existence till a recent time Anne s writing is however far different to that of her sisters, for her approach isdirect There is no poetic language, no implied romanticism and less flowery phr...


  8. says:

    Poor Helen Poor Anne Poor bookAnne is just as much a Bront as her sisters Her voice, in many ways, completes the harmony and picks up where the two of them leave off True, there are no fires, ghosts, or windswept moors But, as one critic noted, The slamming of Helen s bedroom door against her husband reverberated throughout Victorian England I struggle with Victorian literature, because I don t have a clear sense of context It s difficult for me to separate the author from her time Poor Helen Poor Anne Poor bookAnne is just as much a Bront as her sisters Her voice, in many ways, completes the harmony and picks up where the two of them leave off True, there are no fires, ghosts, or windswept moors But, as one critic noted, The slamming of Helen s bedroom door against her husband reverberated throughout Victorian England I struggle with Victorian literature, beca...


  9. says:

    The second novel Anne wrote before she caught pulmonary tuberculosis shortly after her 29th birthday Certainly not something on those 100 Things To Do Before You re 30 Lists 1 Paragliding 2 Kayaking 3 Catch pulmonary TB and die See Good The problem with those lists is they presuppose readers like the outdoors and have a private income of some three zillion units Far better the lists have simpler aims for us mortals 1 Eat a probiotic yoghurt 2 Bumslide down a banister 3 Help dryw The second novel Anne wrote before she caught pulmonary tuberculosis shortly after her 29th birthday Certainly not something on those 100 Things To Do Before You re 30 Lists 1 Paragliding 2 Kayaking 3 Catch pulmonary TB and die See Good The problem with those lists is they presuppose readers like the outdoors and have a private income of some three zillion units Far better the lists have simpler aims for us mortals 1 Eat a probiotic yoghurt 2 Bumslide down a banister 3 Help drywall your father ...


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    The question Jane Eyre or Catherine Earnshaw Linton whatever has always annoyed me I couldn t stand Wuthering Heights, accomplished though it was, and I think lots of people tend to assume I must be something of a Jane Eyre devotee I m not I m really not.The next time someone asks me which I prefer, I shall tell them Helen Huntingdon Emphatically, enthusiastically, and with the fire of a thousand suns Helen Huntingdon don t need no man She s had enough of your friendzoning bullshit The question Jane Eyre or Catherine Earnshaw Linton whatever has always annoyed me I couldn t stand Wuthering Heights, accomplished though it was, and I think lots of people tend to assume I must be something of a Jane Eyre devotee I m not I m really not.The next time someone asks me which I prefer, I shall tell them Helen Huntingdon Emphatically, enthusiastically, and with the fire of a thousand suns Helen Huntingdon don t need no man She s had enough of your friendzoning bullshit Helen Huntingdon will tell you precisely what she thinks of you, with documentary supporting evidence from your wife, and then she will close the library door and make good art, which you are not allowed to see Helen Huntingdon is a force of nature, and and she has a happily ever after to manufacture for herself She might not know exactly what it ll look like, but it ll be hers.This book okay, let s get the one solitary nega...


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