How to pronounce Brontë- a curious literay surname

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When it comes to the surname Brontë there are always a lot of interesting questions. How do you pronounce it? Why is there a diaeresis on the last vowel? Could it be possible that this surname is somehow connected with the Italian city Bronte, in Sicily? The story of one of the most important  surnames in …

The Brontës and Music- A Chat With Charlie Rauh

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We’ve always been interested in how the Brontës and their works continue to inspire artists all over the world. It’s not only writers we’re talking about. The Brontë sisters still have a powerful impact on all kinds of arts, and Charlie Rahu is an example of what happens when music meets the Brontës in 2021. …

In the footsteps of Anne Brontë- Visiting York

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In 2016 we left on a memorable trip in the footsteps of Anne Brontë. Our stays in Yorkshire are usually very short and we’re always on a very tight schedule, busy with meetings and excursions. In that year, however, we needed to plunge into our Brontë researches for more than just a weekend, and decided …

Handkerchief- Treasures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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We are very proud to announce that also 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 section some of the objects that belonged …

Emily Brontë: is there a second novel?

Emily Brontë: il secondo romanzo esiste? Pin it

Emily Brontë has always been the most mysterious of the Brontë sisters. There are no evidences of any important relationships ouside the ones she had in her own family; we don’t know how she used to spend her time during her long walks on the moors. Even her well-known novel, Wuthering Heights, is shrouded in mystery- …