Saturday, November 19, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:30 am by M. in , , ,    No comments
A (Brontë) alert from the BBC History Magazine's York History Weekend for tody, November 18:
Fact or Fiction? Mrs Gaskell and her ‘Life of Charlotte Brontë
with Juliet Barker
Saturday  15:30 - 16:30
Yorkshire Museum, York

Mrs Gaskell’s 1857 Life of Charlotte Brontë is one of the most famous and powerful biographies ever written. But how much of it is true? What did Mrs Gaskell leave out – and why? On the 200th anniversary of the Jane Eyre author’s birth, Juliet separates myth from reality to discover the real Charlotte Brontë.

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