The poems of Emily Jane Bronte are passionate works that convey the vitality of the human spirit and of the natural world. This volume contains the poems attributed to her. Many poems describe the mythic country of Gondal and its citizens that she imagined. Other works, including "Remembrance", confront mortality and anticipate life after death.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848) published only one novel, Wuthering Heights (1847), but that single work has its place among the masterpieces of English literature. Some of her lyrics are also rated with the best in English poetry.