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... Yet Dudley Green, who is a retired Classics teacher and editor of the first complete edition of the Revd Patrick Brontė's letters, has demonstrated here that he lived an interesting life himself. Born in rural Ireland in 1777, he spent his early years there before arriving in England in ... Read review
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The Letters of Rev. Patrick Bronte - Dudley Green

The Letters of Rev. Patrick Bronte - Dudley Green

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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius - Dudley Green

Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius - Dudley Green

Patrick Bronte (1777-1861) was the father of the famous 'Bronte Sisters,' Anne, Charlotte ... more

and Emily, three of Victorian England's greatest
novelists, but he was a fascinating man in his own
right and not nearly such an unsympathetic
character as Elizabeth Gaskell's Life of Charlotte
Bronte would have us believe.

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AdvantagesFills considerabke gap in Brontė studies

DisadvantagesNot particularly light reading; rather small print

"...complete edition of the Revd Patrick Brontė's letters, has demonstrated here that he lived an interesting life himself. Born in rural Ireland in 1777, he spent his early years there before arriving in England in 1802 and settled in Yorkshire seven years later, where he remained the rest of his days. Naturally much of this book focuses on his family life, a marriage which produced six children in as many years. His wife Maria died when the youngest, ..." Read review
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Type Non-Fiction
Genre Biography
Title Patrick Bronte
Author Dudley Green
All Authors Dudley Green
EAN 9781845886257
Publisher Nonsuch Publishing
ISBN 1845886259

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