Study of Noses, pencil drawing. - Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855), Study of Noses, pencil drawing, ca. February 1831. Brontë Parsonage Museum.
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Director Andrea Arnold's rough-hewn adaptation of the Emily Brontë classic takes the story down to its rawest elements, injecting a perfectly appropriate racial element (Heathcliff here is played by James Howson as an Afro-Caribbean man who was born a slave). It's incredibly atmospheric, though sometimes a little too slowly paced and dreary. (Chip Chandler)Speaking of Wuthering Heights, via @BronteParsonage and @AJacksonArtist on Twitter we see that a 1970s picture of Ashley Jackson at Top Withins was featured yesterday in the Yorkshire Post. Besides that, Ashley Jackson adds on Twitter,
they shaped the landscape with a pen, I hope to do that with a brush. Heritage needs to be saved for the future #InspiredA.V. Club dates language by writers' usage when picking '13 Arrested Development quotes to summarize reactions to the new episodes':
Or you can put it in all caps (“I’M AFRAID I JUST BLUE MYSELF”) to represent a Bluth-prompted ejaculation—in the dated, Jane Eyre sense of the word. (Erik Adams, Noah Cruickshank, Zack Handlen, Will Harris, Steve Heisler, Ryan McGee, Josh Modell, Kyle Ryan, Oliver Sava, John Teti, and Todd VanDerWerff)Female First interviews writer Sierra Cartwright and describes her previous work as follows:
Last year, she was delighted to be among the launch authors for the exciting Clandestine Classics imprint from Total-E-Bound. The project generated international interest, and her contribution, the expanded Jane Eyre, was featured in segments on such shows as Jimmy Kimmell and Anderson Cooper Live. Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and numerous other online sites also wrote features about the provocative new book. (Lucy Walton)The Brontë Parsonage Facebook Page and News section share more pictures of the 1940s events at the museum this past weekend.