This is the first full-length study of religion in the fiction of the Brontes. Drawing on extensive knowledge of the Anglican church in the nineteenth century, Marianne Thormahlen shows how the Brontes' familiarity with the contemporary debates on doctrinal, ethical and ecclesiastical issues informs their novels. Divided into four parts, the book examines denominations, doctrines, ethics and clerics in the work of the Brontes. The analyses of the novels clarify the constant interplay of human and Divine love in the ...

The Brontes and Religion 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521604574

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The Brontes and Religion 2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521661553