Thursday, January 02, 2014

Brontë Parsonage Museum New Guide

Just published in the UK (it will be published in the US in April):
Brontë Parsonage MuseumAnn Dinsdale; Kathryn White
ISBN: 978 1 85759 879 7
Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers
December 16, 2013
Pages: 48
Images: 59 colour

HIGHLIGHTS
Beautifully produced presentation of a great literary shrine
Written by acknowledged experts on the Brontë family

DESCRIPTION
This new publication follows one of the great British literary shrines, the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, home to Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë and their brother Branwell. Here the sisters wrote their remarkable novels, including Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and the parsonage became a focus of literary tourism even during Charlotte's lifetime. With an illuminating introduction by Professor Ann Sumner, Executive Director of The Brontë Society, this beautifully produced book follows a major refurbishment of the parsonage, based on historical research and scientific investigation to produce a historically accurate scheme.

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