Brontë 200 - Who was Heathcliff?

Monthly Tuesday Talk

April 03rd 2018 11:30am - 02:00pm

Monthly Tuesday Talk

Heathcliff is undoubtedly one of the most controversial characters in English literature – loved and reviled in equal measure. Is Heathcliff Emily’s idea of a Romantic hero or of a Gothic villain? Does he represent the revenge of the African slave? Or perhaps the Irish peasant? Or is he simply ‘…bastardly and dastardly, a true son of the bitch goddess Nature…’? Join us for this fascinating talk exploring the origins and identity of Heathcliff and make up your own mind!

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