Brontë Family

The strange cult of Emily Brontë and the 'hot mess' of Wuthering Heights

This Emily Brontë – self-interested, pragmatic – is not the one the literary heritage industry will be celebrating<p>Charlotte worried dreadfully about the reputational damage Wuthering Heights might do to the emerging Brontë brand<p>Over this ecstatic high summer, visitors to the Haworth parsonage …

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Was Emily Brontë two centuries ahead of her time?

<i>Samantha Ellis reviews Emily Brontë Reappraised by Claire O’Callaghan (Saraband, £9.99)</i><p>"Could Emily’s legacy be any more surreal?” asks Claire O’Callaghan at the start of this intriguing book. She is an academic and joyfully and unashamedly a Brontë fan – but even she finds it strange that the most …

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The madwoman in the drawing room: July 2018 marks the 200th year of Emily Brontë’s birth

Elizabeth Gaskell records in <i>The Life of Charlotte Brontë</i> a curious incident involving Emily Brontë from the summer of 1843. The middle of the three …

Literature

How Heathcliff ruined my love life

I don’t quite know how to mark Emily Brontë’s 200th birthday a week on Monday. I’d bake a cake or take a bath and read her one and only novel Wuthering Heights, as I used to do every year, but unfortunately the celebrations can only inspire mixed feelings, because they bring memories of my toxic …

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25 Cute and Motivational Quotes to Leave in Your Kid's Lunch Box on the First Day of School

As parents, we want nothing more than to do what we can to make our children's first day of school as awesome as it can be. Whether it's your child's first day of school ever or just the first day of a new school year, starting off on a positive note is essential. While you can't control what …

Motivation

The Enigma of Emily Bronte

The Enigma of Emily BronteClaire O’CallaghanSince the moment Emily Brontë died we have tried – and failed – to understand who she was. Although …

Literature

New York Public Library making it easier to See Dickens' desk, Woolf's cane, and Kerouac’s boots

NYPL's Berg Collection ranks among the greatest collections of literary ephemera and artifacts, but it's been very hard to see these items until …

Culture

Interview: Tiffany Brownlee, author of ‘Wrong in All the Right Ways’

<b>Joyce: Welcome to HEA, Tiffany! Please tell us a bit about your new release, Wrong in All the Right Ways.</b><p><b>Tiffany:</b> My debut, <i>Wrong in All the Right Ways</i>, is a YA retelling of Emily Brontë’s <i>Wuthering Heights</i> that explores the highs and lows of falling in love for the first time. Emma, a high school …

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Watch as hundreds of Kate Bush fans re-create her ‘Wuthering Heights’ video across the world

Events took place in Sheffield, Berlin and more<p>Hundreds of Kate Bush fans gathered across the world to recreate her ‘Wuthering Heights’ video in …

Literature

Kate Bush fans re-enact Wuthering Heights video

<b>A bevy of crimson-clad Kate Bush fans came home as part of a world-wide event where people re-enact the singer's Wuthering Heights video.</b><p>More than 150 people were "running up that hill" at Sheffield's amphitheatre in mass homage to the British singer.<p>It was part of an annual event across the world …

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Explore the Surprising Black History of Tudor England

We take a walk back into history with narrator Corrie James in today’s Behind the Mic video. With insights on narrating Miranda Kaufmann’s historical …

Tudor Period

Friday Lit Links — Week of July 13

Liu Xia, poet, artist, and wife of the late 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo, was released this week after eight years of house arrest in …

Literature

Rare Edition of ‘Wuthering Heights’ to Sell for £8,500 in London

By<p>July 11, 2018 11:32 a.m. ET<p>A rare copy of the first American edition of Emily Brontë’s <i>Wuthering Heights</i>, priced at 75 cents when it was published …

Literature

3 issues for just £5

In the August issue:<p><b>The Weirdest of the ‘Weird Sisters’.</b> Emily Bronte<i>’</i>s <i>Wuthering Heights</i> is among the best known Victorian novels. Its author remains …

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Out on the wiley, windy moors, Kate Bush sings new praises to Emily Brontë

Somehow the story one person tells has to become a story many people can claim as their own Jeanette Winterson<p>The Kate Bush song Wuthering Heights is a testament to the singer’s feeling for Emily Brontë’s 1847 novel – and its passionate lyrics have already stood the test of time.<p>But now the …

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Financial Times

BRONTESAURUS<br>Fossil record of a miracle<br>Bone by Bone<br>Word for Word<br>Three Women writing the Past into the Future<br>Line by Line<br>Listen to the Wildfell of your …

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Players persevere as Flint City Riveters season cut short

Flint's first female football team was in their third season.<p>But then it took a turn.<p>Players left due to injury, discord or financial instability.<p>One …

Michigan

Blazing a trail in Bradford with the Brontës

This weekend sees the unveiling of the Brontë Stones project at Bradford Literature Festival. Yvette Huddleston spoke to the man behind the idea.<p>It …

Literature

Rogues to Lovers: the Legend of the Blue Rose

Overview<p>Rogues to Lovers: the Legend of the Blue Rose by Catherine Kean, Elizabeth Rose, Laurel O'Donnell, Amy Jarecki<p><b>"He who dares not grasp the</b> …

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The Great Outdoors August issue

The latest issue of The Great Outdoors is out now. In it I look at the new gear I've liked at recent outdoor trade shows I've been to and review a …

Lake District

Charlotte Bronte | artnet

Attributed to Charlotte Bronte<p>Sale Date: July 14, 2015<p>Auction Closed<p>Charlotte Bronte<p>Sale Date: December 9, 2014<p>Auction Closed<p>Charlotte Bronte<p>Sale …

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A few ghosts and a whole lot of sass makes ‘My Plain Jane’ an entertaining read

Poltergeists, possessions, pop culture references… <i>My Plain Jane</i> takes the story of Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester, and company to a whole new level.<i>My</i> …

Books

Cynthia Hand - My Plain Jane - Book Review

My Plain Jane<p>By Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows<p>HarperTeen<br>$17.99<br>ISBN 9780062652775<br>Published 06/26/2018<p>Teen / Teen Fiction / Fantasy / …

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BWW Review: BRONTË: THE WORLD WITHOUT Explores the Genius and the Passion of Three Iconic Sisters

Thursday evening marked the world premiere of BRONTË: THE WORLD WITHOUT at the Stratford Festival's Studio Theatre. Written by Jordi Mand, and …

Books

REVIEW: Calgary director leads world premiere of Brontë: The World Without at Stratford Festival

STRATFORD — Even with a stellar three-member cast pulling out all the stops to realize the ambitions of playwright Jordi Mand, Brontë: The World …

Literature

Review: Brontë: The World Without is a bland and boring period drama

• <b>Title:</b> Brontë: The World Without• <b><br>Written by:</b> Jordi Mand• <b><br>Director:</b> Vanessa Porteous• <b><br>Actors:</b> Beryl Bain, Jessica B. Hill, Andrea Rankin• <b><br>Company:</b> The Stratford Festival• <b><br>Venue:</b> Studio Theatre• <b><br>City:</b> Stratford, Ont.• <b><br>Year:</b> Runs to Oct. 13, 2018<p>rating<p>Charlotte. Emily. And Anne. The Brontë Sisters.<p>You can almost …

Brontë Family

Lily Cole steps behind the camera for Emily Brontë film

Is there no end to Lily Cole’s talents? The supermodel, actress and activist has co-written and directed a short film to mark the 200th anniversary …

Art

Letters to the Editor

<b>Mr. Rochester</b><p>To the Editor:<p>Lauren Groff (By the Book, May 27) seems confident that Charlotte Brontë “knew” Mr. Rochester was “a villain.” However, one year after the publication of “Jane Eyre,” Brontë wrote to her editor: “Mr. Rochester has a thoughtful nature and a very feeling heart; he is …

The Arts

Withering slights: Emily Brontë was no oddball, author argues

Book published this week by Claire O’Callaghan seeks to dispel ‘damaging myths’ about Wuthering Heights author<p>Two hundred years after her birth Emily Brontë is still remembered as an oddball, a people-hater and the weirdest of three weird sisters.<p>But a book published this week aims to rehabilitate …

Literature

Bradford Literature Festival: Everything you need to know about this year’s literary extravaganza

June 29 - July 8 will see the city of Bradford come alive with literature, as the popular Bradford Literature Festival returns.<p>Hailed as one of the …

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