Charlotte Brontë

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‘You think wrong!’: top 10 rants in literature
Some distrust kvetching in print, but writers from Shakespeare to Valerie Solanas show there’s nothing wrong with constructive – and even destructive – criticism

Lucy Ellmann

25, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Walking the Invisible by Michael Stewart review – following in the Brontës’ footsteps
A walking tour of the north of England becomes a celebration of the Brontës’ work and a love letter to the wily, windy places that inspired them

Anita Sethi

15, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Pain on the page: is this the end of the hysterical, ill woman of literature?
From Hilary Mantel to Irenosen Okojie, contemporary writers are rewriting the story of illness and the female body

Arifa Akbar

19, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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UK libraries and museums unite to save ‘astonishing’ lost library from private buyers
Friends of the National Libraries launch ‘once in a generation’ effort to raise £15m to buy the Honresfield library, packed with works by Brontë sisters, Jane Austen and Walter Scott

Alison Flood

17, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Priceless’ Brontë manuscripts could be lost to private buyer, warn experts
Historic holdings including handwritten poems by Emily Brontë are set to be auctioned by Sotheby’s, but MPs are being urged to save them for the public

Alison Flood

28, May, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Emily Brontë’s handwritten poems are highlight of ‘lost library’ auction
Collection of rare books and manuscripts first assembled by Charlotte Brontë’s widower has been out of public view for nearly a century

Alison Flood

25, May, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Be more Alice! The fictional characters with lessons for lockdown
Anxiety, boredom, claustrophobic relationships... characters from Jane Eyre to Mrs Dalloway can provide vital insights into how to live in these anxious times, writes Josh Cohen

Josh Cohen

19, Mar, 2021 @12:30 PM

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The sexiest moments in literature that aren't sex scenes
With the Bad sex in fiction award cancelled this year, we celebrate authors from Jeanette Winterson to Jane Austen who can charge the dryest scenes with sensuality

Sam Jordison

11, Dec, 2020 @12:04 PM

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TS Eliot estate steps in to help Brontë Parsonage Museum rescue appeal
A £20,000 donation has been made on behalf of the late poet to help preserve the historic home of the sibling novelists

Alison Flood

07, Sep, 2020 @12:17 PM

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Brussels to name public square after Brontë sisters
Tribute is part of ‘feminisation’ of public places in city, where two sisters studied French

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

02, Jul, 2020 @12:48 PM

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Top 10 best-dressed characters in fiction | Amanda Craig
Authors from Charlotte Brontë to Suzanne Collins have imagined clothes for their characters that are almost as expressive as their wearers

Amanda Craig

01, Jul, 2020 @1:18 PM

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'Wow, I'd love to be someone like that!' Sally Cookson on our passion for Jane Eyre
As her bold staging of the classic novel is screened as part of National Theatre at Home, the director discusses Brontë’s genius – and the seismic effects of lockdown

Interview by Chris Wiegand

07, Apr, 2020 @10:56 AM

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