To the Core of Charlotte’s Heart – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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In August 2013  I went to Conwy in Wales since I knew my Charlotte had spent her first night there after her marriage in June 1854. I looked for it and stopped outside The Castle Hotel for photos and videos, knowing it was the inn where Charlotte and Arthur Bell Nicholls had taken a rest before …

E come un sogno la vita vola- A Review

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During these last, dark and rainy days of fall we particularly enjoyed reading E come un sogno la vita vola, a collection of Branwell Brontë’s letters, curated and translated by Alessandranna D’Auria and published by flower-ed. In this collection we can find fourty-three letters written by Branwell between 1835 and 1848. We can find them …

In The Reading Room: I Componimenti di Bruxelles – A Review

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Today we want to tell you about a very interesting book, published by the Italian publishing house Ripostes in 2016: I componimenti di Bruxelles. It is a beautiful collection of the devoirs written by Charlotte and Emily during their stay at the Pensionnat Heger, translated into Italian by professor Maddalena De Leo. These essays were …

The Sisters’ Room and Art Plug&Play interview Rebecca Chesney

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Together with the art historian Elena Lago, who created Art Plug&Play– a contemporary art blog we are collaborating with- we had the chance and the pleasure to interview the artist Rebecca Chesney. Her amazing Brontë Weather Project connects art, science and Brontë literature. We tried to understand this project better through these questions to Rebecca, who’s been very helpful …

… In Memory of Charlotte and Emily – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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The people visiting St Michael and All Angels in Haworth know that at the left corner of the church, not far from the altar, there’s a golden brass plaque with Charlotte and Emily’s names and dates of birth and death engraved on it. In that corner you can very often see bunches of flowers, heather, …