The ballad in Wuthering Heights

Susan Stewart

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This study of Wuthering Heights is part of a larger project examining the role of archaisms in the novel. Brontë's novel draws on traditional Irish and English ballad themes and forms, as well as British fairy lore, in its presentation of plot, character, and emotion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-197
Number of pages23
StatePublished - May 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gender Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • General Arts and Humanities
  • Sociology and Political Science


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