Comment to Wuthering Heights (1939 Film)- Article by Maddalena De Leo

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This black and white Holliwood movie (known in Italy as ‘La voce nella tempesta’), created in 1939 by Samuel Goldwin and directed by William Wyler, put a lot of attention on Emily Brontë’s novel during the Twentieth century- actually creating a myth. You can clearly see the harsh tragedy in it; it has got its own …

Virginia Woolf and Emily Brontë: Two Kindred Spirits

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Why should we write about Virginia Woolf and Emily Brontë? Today we remember a great British woman author, the one who gave us Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse. Why should we talk about Virginia Woolf in our Brontë blog? Because actually this amazing writer is strictly connected to our beloved Brontë sisters and to the role …

Emily Brontë’s Horoscope by Iren Nooren (Part II) – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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According to Iren Nooren1 Emily’s personality is essentially linked to her great novel, known for only a few decades in the Netherlands by the title Woeste Hoogten. It was widely criticized in England at the time of its publication and only understood and valued after almost a century – like Jesus. Woeste Hoogten reveals an …

Where Were the Brontë Sisters Born? Our Trip to Thornton

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Where were the Brontë sisters born? When it comes to the Brontës one always tends to think of Haworth, the place where they lived. But they were actually born in Thornton a very small village not that far from Bradford, Yorkshire. Our latest trip to Yorkshire was both very short and extremely intense. We’ve finally …

An Horoscope In Dutch For Emily Brontë (first part)- An Article By Maddalena De Leo

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In June 2006 while surfing the net and looking as usual for any Brontë-related topic, I found absolutely by chance an astrological site in which, to my utmost wonder, a Dutch astrologist was proposing an eleven pages long and detailed ‘horoscope’ for …. Emily Brontë! My discovery was really exciting for me and surely for …