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François-René Chateaubriand

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Vicomte de (1768–1848), French romantic author, made one visit to the U.S. (July 10–Dec. 10, 1791), which included a trip from Baltimore to Niagara Falls and a brief residence with ...

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Heaton family

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

Of Ponden House, Stanbury, where they had lived since 1513; an old yeoman family who, by the Brontës' time, were regarded as the local equivalent of gentry. They were on ...

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Thrushcross Grange

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Home of the Lintons near Gimmerton in Wuthering Heights; situated in a cultivated valley and surrounded by an extensive sheltered park, it forms a strong geographical and social contrast to...

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Thurstons of Darkwall Manor

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

In Branwell Brontë's fragment of Angrian narrative composed on 30 December 1837, and later revised in his unfinished novel And the Weary are at Rest (c.1845). The Thurstons are ‘the ...

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Wildfell Hall

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Is a large Elizabethan house, owned by Frederick Lawrence, in Tenant. During the fifteen years in which it has not been inhabited, the Hall and formal garden have fallen into ...

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Wuthering Heights

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

A novel by E. Brontë, published 1847.

The story is narrated by Lockwood, temporary tenant of Thrushcross Grange, who has stumbled into the violent world of Wuthering Heights, the...

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