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Do you think Wuthering Heights is a fantasy novel? Or is it all too realistic in its descriptions of hardship, cruelty and human frailty? John Bowen, Professor of Literature at York University notes, 'Gothic elements ... haunt the edges of the book.' Yet they never compromise the authenticity of the story. In this clip, consider the masterful ways in which Emily Bronte has woven elements of fantasy into her classic tale. This clip is one in a series of four from the British Library.