Readings- The Second Discovered Manuscript. Article by Maddalena De Leo

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The new poetic manuscript found in the book belonged to the mother of the Brontës contains seventy-two iambic pentameter verses. Charlotte wrote them using a pencil, and in a small letters handwriting. The fact that there are several erasure marks and corrections in the text makes it clear that Charlotte was still editing it when the …

Woman Gazing at a Sunrise Over a Seascape – Treasures From The Brontë Parsonage Museum

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We are very proud to announce that this year The Sisters’ Room is collaborating with the Brontë Parsonage Museum. On the last Friday of each month we will publish special contents curated by the experts of the museum.  Let’s have a look at what’s inside the closets, drawers and cupboards at the Parsonage. You will find in this new category some of the objects that …

Stone Gappe: in Charlotte Brontë’s footsteps

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On this very special day we would like to remember Charlotte Brontë by telling you about one of our journeys to Brontë Country which led us to a place strictly connected to her. Last year, in fact, we went on a walk to Lothersdale and learnt some interesting information about that village and Stone Gappe …

Readings: The First Discovered Manuscript (In Prose) – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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The first one of two manuscripts by Charlotte Brontë- both accidentally found in the book The Remains of  Henry Kirke White- is a short, undated story written in prose, presumably dated back to 1833– year when young Charlotte started with her brother Branwell a literary collaboration that would lead to the creation of the Angrian saga. It’s a witty and funny …

Serena Partridge: a delicate embroidery for Charlotte Brontë- An Article by Elena Lago

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Charlotte great & small Charlotte great & small is the exhibition curated by American author Tracy Chevalier, which took place at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth on the occasion of Charlotte’s bicentenary year. During her first visit at the museum, Chevalier was impressed by the small, handwritten books made by the Brontë siblings – …