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
Everyone is talking about it, everyone’s been waiting for it: Gilmore Girls- A Year in the Life will be released on Netflix today, 25 November!!! But what is it? It’s a revival, a 4 episodes new season, a last one, and we have been waiting for it for years! The girls are back, as well as… Continue reading Gilmore Girls- A Year in the Life: Rory and Jane Eyre
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
The horizons ring me like faggots, Tilted and disparate, and always unstable. Touched by a match, they might warm me, And their fine lines singe The air to orange Before the distances they pin evaporate, Weighting the pale sky with a soldier color. But they only dissolve and dissolve Like a series of promises, as… Continue reading Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath
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)