Charlotte Brontë and Charles Dickens in London

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When you love literature, and you find yourself strolling around the streets of London at Christmas, you can’t avoid ending up in 48 Doughty Street where Charles Dickens, “the man who invented Christmas”, lived. It was a literary stop of our latest trip to London, but you may be wondering why you’re reading this on a …

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 And The Weather – Rebecca Chesney’s Colour Wheels

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This year we’d like to commemorate Emily with an article that once again brings together art and literature. We’ve already told you about The Brontë Weather Project, an art project created by Rebecca Chesney at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in 2012. Those of you who have read the article by art historian Elena Lago from Art Plug …

Rain, Wind and Sunshine Between the Pages of the Brontë Sisters- An Article by Elena Lago

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The Sisters’ Room is very happy and glad to present a new collaboration! As a matter of fact, our blog is working with Elena Lago’s Art Plug&Play,  a contemporary art blog. Elena Lago is a very young and smart art historian who diveloped a digital extension of her amazing bachelor’s thesis by creating this blog, where she …

“Thank God I’m Not You!”- Emily and Branwell’s relationship in To Walk Invisible

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Reading Emily Brontë’s biographies again on the occasion of her birthday, we realised that something very strange was happening: the image of Chloe Pirrie‘s Emily Brontë lingered in our minds, as persistent as the north winds. Do you also think of Emily as you saw her in the BBC drama To Walk Invisible? It’s become almost impossible to picture her …