Although Wuthehng Heights is now regarded as a classic of English literature, contemporary opinions were deeply polarized; the novel was considered controversial because of its naturalistic depiction of mental and physical cruelty. Besides, the author challenged strict Victorian ideals, including religious hypocrisy, morality, social classes and gender inequality.
Эмили Бронте - одна из самых ярких английских писательниц XIX века, средняя из сестёр Бронте, произведения которой отличаются глубоким психологизмом и живостью повествования. "Грозовой перевал" - известный роман автора, в котором представлена вереница человеческих пороков, а вой холодного ветра не смолкает даже в тёплый, погожий денёк.Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!
Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. The action of the story is chaotic and unremittingly violent, but the accomplished handling of a complex structure, the evocative descriptions of the lonely moorland setting and the poetic grandeur of vision combine to make this unique novel a masterpiece of English literature.
A level 5 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Clare West. The wind is strong on the Yorkshire moors. There are few trees, and fewer houses, to block its path. There is one house, however, that does not hide from the wind. It stands out from the hill and challenges the wind to do its worst. The house is called Wuthering Heights. When Mr Earnshaw brings a strange, small, dark child back home to Wuthering heights, it seems he has opened his doors to trouble. He has invited in something that, like the wind, is safer kept out of the house.