Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 12:30 am by M. in , , , , ,    No comments
Two new Brontë Society publications only to be found at the Bronté Parsonage Museum shop:
Celebrating Charlotte Brontë: Transforming Life into Literature in Jane Eyre
by Christine Alexander and Sara Pearson
The publication of this book was pade possible by a generous bequest from Frank Milner (1930-2014), a member of the Brontë Society.
ISBN: 978-0-9505829-0-0

Celebrating Charlotte Brontë: Transforming Life into Literature in Jane Eyre invites the twenty-first reader into Charlotte Brontë's material world, both the world of the author and the world she created in her most famous novel. Providing detailed commentaries and lavishly illustrated with objects and images from the author's own life and times, this book explores Charlotte Brontë's accomplishment in imaginatively transforming her lived experience into a fictional masterpiece.


Every Sounding Line
by Grace MacCleen

Grace McCleen was writer-in-residence at the Brontë Parsonage Museum during Charlotte Brontë's bicentenary year in 2016. Every Sounding Line, a collection of new poems, is the result of this residency.
The book, is illustrated with images captured by the author on her walks to Top Withins, reputedly the setting for Emily Brontë”s novel Wuthering Heights.



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