Posted on 07/27/2018 at 08:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

With the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontë’s birth nearing come the thinkpieces on her legacy.

Kathryn Hughes, who admits to being no fan of Wuthering Heights, takes a long look at Bronte’s life and how she was received throughout the years in The Guardian.

Her ultimate conclusion? “Emily Brontë is the patron saint of difficult women. For that alone, she is to be admired, if only grudgingly and from a safe distance.”

Read the whole essay here.

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