Simona Scarfogliero wrote Emily Brontë Natura e Religione, a book entirely dedicated to the author of Wuthering Heights, and that we have recently read (you can find our review here.) We had the pleasure to interview Simona for you readers of The Sisters’ Room: let’s read together about her deep passion for the Brontë sisters, expecially for Emily, and about… Continue reading Our Guests- Interview to Simona Scarfogliero
How did people start to think that Wuthering Heights had not been written by Emily Brontë, but by her brother Branwell instead? This very widespread doubt arose for the first time in 1867, when inside the June edition of The Halifax Guardian, a very well known Yorkshire periodical, the writer and poet William Dearden wrote… Continue reading “WHO WROTE WUTHERING HEIGHTS?”: THE AUTHORSHIP ISSUE- Article By Maddalena De Leo
Natura e Religione is an essay written by Simona Scarfogliero, a young and enterprising writer from Naples, who decided to publish her degree thesis and make it available for all Brontë-lovers. The essay is divided into three different chapters which lead the reader from general to specific. In the first chapter, Simona introduces an overview… Continue reading In The Reading Room: Natura e Religione, by Simona Scarfogliero – A Review
The dining room is one of our favourite rooms at the Brontë Parsonage Museum. It is the room where the Brontë sisters used to spend their nights writing, talking about their novels, walking all around that very table in search of new ideas and inspiration. You can still picture them today: Emily, Charlotte and Anne,… Continue reading Virtual Tour Of The Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Dining Room
We already told you our latest trip to Haworth really was a special one. We learnt lots of new things about the Brontës, we met old and new friends, and we had the chance to interview Ann Dinsdale in person. She’s the Principal Curator at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, and you can read her interview here. After answering our questions, she also accepted to do something special for you readers of The Sisters’ Room– here’s a short video of her reading some lines from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.
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
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