London — Frank, radical and unashamedly feminist, Anne Brontë’s ground-breaking masterpiece The Tenant of Wildfell Hall sent shockwaves through Victorian England and remains strikingly modern today. This beautiful new edition of Brontë’s masterful novel is published by The Folio Society to celebrate the
The Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, England, has been closed this month for conservation work, but on Friday, January 17, the 200th birthday of novelist Anne Brontë, there is a free preview day (10:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.) for the museum’s forthcoming exhibition,
This may be the year of Emily Brontë--her bicentenary, that is, with a major exhibition opening at the Brontë Parsonage Museum on February 1--but Forum Auctions has me dreaming about her brother Branwell. At its forthcoming January 25 sale, Forum is offering
Coming up this Sunday, March 26 at 9 p.m., Masterpiece presents To Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters, written and directed by Sally Wainwright. The two-hour BBC drama traces the lives of the Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë from dutiful daughters into audacious authors. To Walk
Below, we offer two titles sure to put a little spring in your step. Each focuses on British ladies of letters--the Brontë sisters, and Agatha Christie.
The Brontë Cabinet, by Deborah Lutz; W.W. Norton & Co, $16.95, 352 pages, paperback, May 2016.
A complete first edition set of the novels by the three Brontë sisters sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ Important Books and Manuscripts sale on Monday 19th May.
The unique collection was formed by American lawyer Thomas Lincoln Chadbourne, founder of Chadbourne & Parke. Bidders competed online and on the phone for the rare opportunity to take home the Brontë
In the week following the 198th birthday of Charlotte Brontë, a complete first edition set of the novels by the three Brontë Sisters will be offered for sale for the first time in a sale of Important Books and Manuscripts, held by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions on Monday 19 May at their saleroom in London’s Mayfair.
Published under the sisters’ pseudonyms, the complete set
In their childhood, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne Brontë created imaginary countries collectively called the Glass Town Federation. Branwell and Charlotte invented the kingdom of Angria, while Emily and Anne