Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:32 am by M. in , , ,    No comments
The Telegraph should revise the pictures they use because their "Emily Brontë" picture has been contested numerous times. The article is about women that 'became men' to go ahead:
Much like George Eliot, the Brontë sisters passed themselves off as men by name only. In the early years of their career, Charlotte, Emily and Anne went by the names of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Their first work under these names, simply entitled Poems, was published in 1846. The following year, Charlotte had Jane Eyre published under the name Currer Bell, while Emily continued as Ellis Bell for the publication of Wuthering Heights. (Siân Ranscombe
The Fandom Post reviews issue 16 of the manga Tegami Bachi  (テガミバチwhich contains a Wuthering Heights reference:
Story: Hiroyuki Asada
Art: Hiroyuki Asada. (...)
While looking for the Gaichuu, Zazie stays at an inn called Wuthering Heights that is managed by a young girl named Emil Brontë, I know, that name is too on the nose but the story doesn’t suffer from it. (Chris Kirby)
The Denver Post reviews Ted & I: A Brother's Memoir by Gerald Hughes (the brother of Ted Hughes):
This is very much an older brother's memoir. The Ted Hughes of popular imagination, a combination of Bluebeard and Heathcliff, is nowhere to be found. Ted emerges as a vulnerable character: curious, guileless, generous, more comfortable in the outdoors than anywhere else. (John Broening)

Hoodline alerts us to an event in Hayes Valley next week:
Even if you don't need glasses, now there's no excuse not to visit the new Warby Parker at 357 Hayes Street. This Tuesday, the retailer will host an evening with Mallory Ortberg in celebration of her new publication, "Texts from Jane Eyre." If it's anything like the cheeky lifestyle space that Warby Parker set up for Hayes Valley residents, it's sure to be a good time. Check out the Facebook event page for more details.
Books Are Another Dimension posts about Wuthering Heights.  The Sunday Times Magazine interviews Juliette Binoche and Wuthering Heights 1992 gets a mention.

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