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Wuthering Heights

When Doubting Love, Turn to This Novel for Reaffirmation

Meira Bienstock | Posted 06.27.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The strongest love story in classical literature is in the novel Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte where she develops the love story between Heathcliff and Catherine, proving the power of the emotion can carry on over a lifetime.

We Will Be Fooled Again: The Strange Pleasures of Narrative Trickery

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 10.05.2013 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

For readers, the pleasures of the unreliable narrator seem to lie primarily in the challenges they offer our critical and interpretive faculties. Can we figure out the narrator's trustworthiness (or lack of it) before the other characters do?

Why I Hate Jane Austen

Abby Rogers | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Abby Rogers

After about two decades of being a voracious reader, I'm still at a loss as to why so many people have elevated Jane Austen to the level of literary herodom. To put it bluntly, I just don't the seemingly female-gender-wide obsession with Ms. Austen.

New Year's Fiscal Cliff Hangover

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

Considering the art of rock climbing and sport of cliff scaling, we might have better fiscal sports analysis from ESPN than CNN. We know it's got something to do with debt and taxes. Just what we're not clear.

ReThink Review: Wuthering Heights - Modernized Classic

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Oscar-winner Andrea Arnold has pulled off something very special with her adaptation of Emily Brontë's literary classic Wuthering Heights -- she's made a story that's over 150 years old feel modern without modernizing it.

Twain & Einstein by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Comedy
Michael Kupperman

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In Praise of the Author Crush

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

It seems to be all about the crush these days -- man crushes, chick crushes, book crushes. When readers talk about their literary crushes, most are referring to characters in fiction. But when I casually mentioned my longtime infatuation with author Charles Baxter, it seemed to strike a chord.

The ‘Wrinkle In Time’ Effect: Which Book Heroine Did You Want To Be?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Whether you fell asleep at night clutching a copy of Ramona Quimby or Gone With The Wind, the books we read as kids shape the women we become -- sometimes in complicated ways.

January 21 Film Roundup

Liliana Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 03.23.2012 | Home
Liliana Greenfield-Sanders

I saw three very impressive films at Sundance yesterday and was reminded why I'm here.

Andrea Arnold's 'Wuthering Heights' Gets A Teaser Trailer

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

True love's never more romantic than when it goes wrong. Andrea Arnold's "Wuthering Heights" understands that. Arnold's well-received adaptation o...

The First Black Heathcliff In Adaptation History

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

Andrea Arnold switches out the modern urban grit of her last indie darling "Red Road" for the classic rural grit of what's sure to be her next indie d...

Famous Authors Related by Blood or Marriage

Dave Astor | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

The Bronte sisters weren't alone in blood being as thick as ink.

Most Evil Book Villains: Readers Reveal Their Favorites

Posted 07.18.2011 | Books

Yesterday, Random House (@randomhouse) tweeted, "The #NY rain is making us feel slightly evil, which brings us to ask. Who is your favorite villain in...

Based Upon the Book: An Interview with Charlotte Brontë

Nava Atlas | Posted 06.07.2011 | Books
Nava Atlas

As anticipation builds around the wide release of the latest Jane Eyre film adaptation, it seems only fair that Charlotte Brontë, author of the beloved novel, gets her say.

How Wuthering Heights Caused A Critical Stir When First Published

Telegraph | Nick Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The producers of the new BBC Radio 3 adaptation of Wuthering Heights say they want to recreate the 'shocking impact' of the book when it was published...

Charlotte Bronte vs. Jane Austen: Are You A Janeite Or A Charlottan?

The Washington Post | Monica Hesse, Thursday, March 17, 12:56 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Enough with the empire waistlines, the sparkly dialogue, the pride, the prejudice, the Colin Firth trudging out of the lake again and again on the lat...

Top 10 Slang Narratives: From Pigeon English To "Milk-Plus"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire: By Kathleen Massara Dialect can be used as a class marker, or as something that identifies your hometown, your race, or your pr...

Show Me the Sex

Suzanne Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Suzanne Morrison

Christmas is the time for 19th century novels, especially of the English variety. I've always hated them. The Brits, I decided at 13, were frustrated, neutered people. I didn't want to visit England, for fear my genitals would wither and harden like a dried pomegranate.

The Coolest Rock Songs Inspired By Literature

Times UK | Victoria Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Leather trousers; guitar; library card: for all rock'n'roll's upfront priapism, its back pocket has long contained a battered paperback. It might not ...

Edward Cullen and Rochester, or: Why We Need to Cut Stephenie Meyer Some Slack Already

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ming Holden

I, for one, wasn't as annoyed at the worldwide popularity of a story like Twilight as much as worried. Bella's is not the worldview I want young girls across the planet to have.

The 12 Greatest Literary One-Hit Wonders (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Literature is full of prolific authors -- where would we be without Jane Austen and Charles Dickens? But maybe more fascinating are those authors that...

Brontes Are Hollywood's New Jane Austen? Three New Films Suggest Brontes' Rise In Popularity

USA Today | Maria Puente | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Move along, Jane Austen. Hollywood is hot for the Brontës again. Filmmakers' long affair with the divine Miss Austen is finally waning, after two de...

Top 10 Rock 'N Roll Novels

The Guardian | Tiffany Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"What is a 'rock'n'roll novel'? Rock'n'roll -- from Robert Johnson to Jack White -- is a coming-of-age sound that allows us to find ourselves, and may...

Sing Any Good Books Lately?

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The mission of my blog is to highlight popular songs that are based on, inspired by, or allude to books and authors -- "Books Shelved in Songs," as I say on the site.

Mr. Rochester Is England's Most Romantic Character

Telegraph | Penny Vincenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[I]t comes as no surprise to me that when surveyed by Mills and Boon, the nation's readers voted Charlotte Bronte's Mr Rochester the most romantic cha...