Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:30 am by M. in    No comments
The latest BBC History Magazine (Issue 11, November 2015) Charlotte Hodgman visits the Brontë Parsonage Museum:
History Explorer: The Brontës
Claire Harman and Charlotte Hodgman visit Brontë country in West Yorkshire, where sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë penned some of English literature's most celebrated novels.

The village of Haworth,  perched on the edge of the South Pennine moors, would be a quaint but unremarkable Yorkshire village but for its unique connection to one of British history's most famous literary families. But its sleepy tea rooms and antiquarian bookshops are a far cry from the crow
ded industrial town it was in 1820, when red-haired, Irish-born Patrick Brontë moved his young family into Haworth parsonage after taking up the post of curate (...)

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