Brontë Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- TheChildren Study

The Children’s Study is a very small room on the first floor, particularly associated with the Brontës as children, and, later, with Emily. When the Brontës moved into the Parsonage in 1820, and when they used to spend time in this room, it was wider than the one we can see today: in fact the… Continue reading Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- TheChildren Study

View From the Window

Our pictures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

We’ve just come back from our latest trip in the footsteps of the Brontës. This year, our Yorkshire adventure has been particularly interesting. Our first step, as usual, was the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, house of the most famous sisters writers in English literature. This year, for the first time, we had the chance to… Continue reading Our pictures from the Brontë Parsonage Museum

From The Traveler's Trunk · Senza categoria

Wuthering Heights (Ted Hughes)

Wuthering Heights  Walter was guide. His mother’s cousin Inherited some Bronte soup dishes. He felt sorry for them. Writers Were pathetic people. Hiding from it And making it up. But your transatlantic elation Elated him. He effervesced Like his rhubarb wine kept a bit too long: A vintage of legends and gossip About those poor… Continue reading Wuthering Heights (Ted Hughes)

In the Reading Room

Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë, Italian Essay on Emily Brontë’s Religious Thought: A Review

After reading the lovely “old-style” biography “Tre Anime Luminose Fra Le Nebbie Nordiche” by the Italian writer Giorgina Sonnino, we couldn’t miss the pleasure of reading also Sonnino’s second work published by flower-ed: “Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë”. It’s an essay written in 1904, published for the… Continue reading Il pensiero religioso di una poetessa inglese del secolo XIX. Emilia Giovanna Brontë, Italian Essay on Emily Brontë’s Religious Thought: A Review

On the Wall

On the Wall: the Pillar Portrait

  This portrait, painted by Branwell Brontё in 1834, is the only image that depicts the Brontё sisters together. Among the most known pictures of the three writers, Branwell’s portrait is probably one of the best and most reliable records of their physical aspect. The painting tells us a lot about the colours, the features… Continue reading On the Wall: the Pillar Portrait

From Emily's Drawers · Senza categoria

From Emily’s Drawers: Birthday Notes

“How little we know what we are How less what we may be” These words were written by Anne in a letter for Emily’s birthday on July 30th, 1841- 174 years ago. Back then, she was working for the Robinsons and on her sister’s birthday she was far from her and from the Parsonage. In… Continue reading From Emily’s Drawers: Birthday Notes