By Emily Brontë
Cumbres borrascosas, que se convertiría en una de las novelas más indiscutibles del siglo XIX, tuvo una acogida decepcionante cuando se publicó en 1847, pues los lectores victorianos se sintieron incomodados por lo que consideraron una descripción demasiado cruda de pasiones sin keep an eye on. Al igual que Jane Eyre, de l. a. hermana de Emily, Charlotte Brontë, Cumbres borrascosas se basa en los angeles tradición de novela gótica de finales del XVIII, con apariciones sobrenaturales, noches sin luna y efectos de misterio y terror. Pero l. a. novela trasciende ampliamente el género gracias a sus penetrantes observaciones y a su complejidad, así como, por encima de todo, a sus inolvidables caracterizaciones. los angeles trágica historia de amor entre los angeles apasionada Catherine y el atormentado Heathcliff es sin duda uno de los romances más inolvidables de l. a. literatura de todos los tiempos.
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