Jane Eyre: a very special edition

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Our latest journey to Haworth was short but really intense. Amongst our favourite memories there is the happiness to come back to the Brontë Parsonage Museum, bringing with us something very special this time: our book about Emily and the places of Wuthering Heights. Can you imagine how fast our hearts were beating, knowing that …

What did the Brontë sisters look like? – The Pillar Portrait and the Gun Group

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What did the Brontë sisters look like? For sure this is something all Brontë enthusiasts have wondered about, but it’s not a simple question to answer. There aren’t any photos officially portraying the three sisters that can satisfy our curiosity at once; all we know about their appearance comes from some descriptions, a few paintings or …

Two objects for Emily Brontë’s bicentenary- July 30th 2018

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To celebrate Emily Brontë’s bicentenary we got inspired by the amazing exhibition Making Thunder Roar, and we have decided to tell you about two objects that belonged to Emily. We chose these objects among those we have seen during our visits at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth.  Serena: What does Emily mean to you? Last time we went to Haworth …

Making Thunder Roar- Emily’s bicentenary at the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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This year at the Brontë Parsonage Museum we enjoyed a very special exhibition entirely dedicated to Emily and entitled Making Thunder Roar. The name was inspired by Virginia Woolf‘s essay The Common Reader (1916), where Woolf writes about Emily: “Hers, then, is the rarest of all powers. She could free life from its dependence on facts; with a few touches indicate …

Italy- A new Wuthering Heights edition published by Bompiani

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Well, there are plenty of celebrations, in Italy as well as in the rest of the world, for Emily Brontë’s bicentenary. Lots of events at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, meetings in the bookstores, and a great number of new book releases entirely dedicated to the author of one of the most controversial, still loved, novels …