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Celebrating Charlotte Brontë At The National Portrait Gallery

In order to celebrate Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary the National Portrait Gallery organized a special exhibit this year (22 February – 16 August 2016)- Celebrating Charlotte Brontë. In this gallery in the very heart of London, just behind the popular Trafalgar Square, an entire room, room n. 24, is dedicated to Charlotte. In a corner you… Continue reading Celebrating Charlotte Brontë At The National Portrait Gallery

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Wuthering Heights and Eclipse: the Thousand Lives of Emily Brontë’s Novel

When first published in 1847, Wuthering Heights didn’t get the expected success and was harshly criticised for not matching the moral standards of the Victorian Age. Despite this, the only novel written by Emily Brontë survived century after century, reader after reader, edition after edition, proving itself a masterpiece of the English literature, capable of adapting to… Continue reading Wuthering Heights and Eclipse: the Thousand Lives of Emily Brontë’s Novel

In the Reading Room

In The Reading Room: The Professor- Review

Thanks to our collaboration with Fazi Editore, we’ve been among the first Italian readers who had the chance to read the new Italian edition of The Professor (“Il Professore”), by Charlotte Brontë. Published for the first time after her death in 1857, this is actually the very first novel written by the authoress of the… Continue reading In The Reading Room: The Professor- Review

Senza categoria · The BS in Italy Section

Charlotte’s Bicentenary in Italy

Two months already passed since Thursday 21st April and we would like to resume in this article the events that took place in Italy to celebrate the first of the four Brontë- bicentenaries. Of course the Italian representative for the Brontë Society in Italy, Professor Maddalena De Leo, was very active. She was asked to… Continue reading Charlotte’s Bicentenary in Italy

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Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush

Wuthering Heights  is a song by  the British singer Kate Bush released as her debut single in  1978 (The Kick Inside).  The lyrics to this song were written by Bush when she was 18. Bush was inspired to write the song by the 1976 BBC mini-series based on Wuthering Heights. She fell in love with the story and decided to read the… Continue reading Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush

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View From The Window: BBC To Walk Invisible

It seems like everybody’s talking about it, and on social networks we can easily find the first pictures from the set of To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters, but what is it about? Well, if you love English Literature, if you are Brontë enthusiasts, if you still re-read Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, we’ve got some… Continue reading View From The Window: BBC To Walk Invisible

In the Reading Room

In The Reading Room: Charlotte Brontë, A Passionate Life (Una Vita Appassionata) – A Review

We’ve just re-emerged from a long and pleseant immersion into the pages of Charlotte Brontë: A Passionate Life, a biography by Lyndall Gordon published in Italy last April by Fazi Editore. This biography is something different from every other Charlotte Brontë’s biography we’ve read, and Lyndall Gordon tells us the story of this authoress in… Continue reading In The Reading Room: Charlotte Brontë, A Passionate Life (Una Vita Appassionata) – A Review