A Bronte Encyclopedia is an A- Z encyclopedia of the most notable literary family of the 19th century highlighting original literary insights and the significant people and places that influenced the Brontes lives. * Comprises approximately 2,000 alphabetically arranged entries * Defines and describes the Brontes' fictional characters and settings * Incorporates original literary judgements and analyses of characters and motives * Includes coverage of Charlotte's unfinished novels and her and Branwell's juvenile writings * Features over 60 illustrations
Robert Barnard taught for seventeen years in Norwegian universities before returning to Britain and writing books on Dickens, Agatha Christie and Emily Bronte. He was honoured with the Cartier Diamond Dagger award for his crime novels, which number more than fifty titles. Louise Barnard was for many years a university librarian in Australia and Norway. She was responsible for the bibliography and filmography in Robert Barnard's book on Agatha Christie and has researched extensively for A Bronte Encylopedia.
List of Illustrations vi List of Abbreviations viii Preface ix Note on Spelling xi Acknowledgments xii A Z Entries 1 393 Bibliography 394