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 …

Celebrating Emily Brontë: What’s On At The Parsonage?

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2018 will be a very special year for Brontë enthusiasts, since it will be entirely dedicated to Emily Brontë in order to celebrate her bicentenary. There will be lots of worldwide cultural events to celebrate the author of the immortal Wuthering Heights. Let’s have a look at some of the most engaging events organized by …

Anne Brontë’s quiet revolution

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We celebrate today the anniversary of Anne Brontë ‘s birth, youngest child of the Brontë family who will end the series of Brontë bicentenaries in two years. Her two novels The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey are works of great literary and social interest, however Anne is the less known sister and her works …

Emily Brontë, A Poetess Of Freedom – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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This year we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontë‘s birth. Second youngest child of six, Emily lived most of her short life (1818-1848) in the remote Haworth village in Yorkshire, except for nine months spent as a student in a Pensionnat in Bruxelles with Charlotte.  For biographers defining her many-sided and impenetrable character has always …