Brontë Weekend At The Bradford Literature Festival - 2016 is a big year for the Brontës, it marks Charlotte Brontë’s 200th birthday after all, so it’s good to see that it’s being given a fitting tribute in th...
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It seems all great poets and writers have foraged through October's wealth of material and found the making of a masterpiece: John Keats, Robert Frost, Henry David Thoreau, Wendell Berry, Theodore Roethke, W.S. Merwin, Charlotte Brontë, C.S. Lewis and Emily Dickinson - just to name a few - each have famous writings with October named or implied in the title, or somewhere in the first few lines. (Ina Hughs)We are not very sure which novel or Brontë writing the journalist is thinking of. Maybe Emily Brontë and her poem Fall, Leaves, Fall?
In person Jaques, who grew up in an isolated Oregon farmhouse with elderly grandparents and now lives in another farmhouse with his wife and two young children, is elegant and affable, with a quick wit and the sort of impeccable manners that would make the Brontë sisters swoon. (Suzanne Burns)Certainly not the same ones that inspired Kate Beaton's cartoon.