The three Brontë sisters with their brother Branwell.
Despite the myth of consumption as an ethereal, wasting disease, the more prosaic truth is that the Brontës likely infected one another with tuberculosis.
Emily Brontë published Wuthering Heights in 1847, at a time when writing was largely the preserve of men.
Cast as some unworldly young woman who wrote a 19th-century romance, Emily Brontë is more powerful and relevant than she is given credit for.
Kaya Scodelario as Catherine Earnshaw in the 2011 film adaptation of Wuthering Heights.
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This week is the 200th anniversary of Emily Bronte’s birth. If reading Wuthering Heights - her only published novel - feels like a suspension in a state of waking nightmare, what a richly-hued vision of the fantastical it is.
BBC Cymru’s To Walk Invisible, the story of the Brontë sisters.
By refusing to idealise or victimise the women in Wuthering Heights, Brontë reveals herself as an early feminist.
Brontëk is a rare work that encourages Brontë fans not to take the sisters too seriously.
The Brontë family, by Branwell, who painted over himself after realising the ‘composition was too cramped’.
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Since the 1930s, Wuthering Heights has been used to claim the Brontë family had an incestuous secret.
Sir Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon in the 1939 film Wuthering Heights.
Wuthering Heights is anything but a straightforward love story.
All the evidence points to Brontё’s most famous outcast being a product of the British slave trade.
‘On yer bike, Ebeneezer.’
Dicken’s great anti-hero has monopolised festive literature for too long. Here are the alternative takes on the season of goodwill that you have been missing.