Elizabeth Gaskell and the Brontës - It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Anne Brontë’s writings, and those of her sisters Emily and Charlotte Brontë as well. There are other writers who I lo...
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203. Ilkley Playhouse Wharfeside
October, 18 3.30–4.30pm
Charlotte Brontë – A Life: Claire Harman
After Waterloo: the Brontës and their World
2016 marks the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth. Claire Harman discusses her timely, intimate and definitive biography of a literary visionary whose life was every bit as dramatic as the gothic novels she created. Writer and critic Harman has lectured at Manchester, Oxford and Columbia Universities and her books include the bestselling Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World.