Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 7:52 am by Cristina in , ,    No comments
We are sure that tomorrow we will come across some more left over from today, but so far the only news outlet to remember Anne Brontë's death is the Mexican Diario Rotativo. And it's a somewhat imaginative take on her life:
1849.- Muere la novelista y poeta británica Anne Brontë, en cuya obra plasma la biografía de su familia eminentemente dedicada a la literatura. Nace el 17 de enero de 1820. (Translation)
Yes, it does say her works are about her mainly-devoted-to-literature family.

More imagination running wild as The Independent shares the results of an online survey:
I conducted an online survey on surveymonkey.com from 15th-17th May 2013, which I publicised via social networking, namely Twitter and Facebook. Although it was open to any British woman under the age of 30, it is likely to have a biased demographic based on my own social networking ‘friends’ and ‘followers’ – mostly university educated women between the ages of 19 and 22. [...]
8. Name two suffragettes [...]
Other names that were mentioned were: [...]
Emily Brontë
(Rebecca Myers)
And that's just one item from a truly outstanding list of 'possible' suffragettes.

Becky's Book Reviews posts about The Brontë Sisters: The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne by Catherine Reef. Long and Short Reviews features Wuthering Nights by I. J. Miller


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