Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017 12:25 pm by M. in , , , , ,    No comments
Keighley News discusses the recent work of Denise Salway, aka The Knitting Witch:
The Knitting Witch has created new woollen versions of the four famous Brontë siblings.
The renowned Welsh knitter has this time modelled her Brontë figures on the actors who played them in last year’s TV drama To Walk Invisible.
The Witch, alias Denise Salway, this week tweeted pictures of her latest creations to acclaim from Brontë fans across the world. (David Knights)
The Jakarta Post covers the panel for The Future is Feminist, an event held at the ASEAN Literary Festival:
Clara [Chow] urged woman to put their own versions out there to provide a counterargument to books that have patriarchal tendencies. She named Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë as an example of a woman who wrote a book to challenge the repressive views of that time. (Sharon Nadeem)
The Australian talks about the sixth episode of Taboo:
In this sixth episode of eight we can expect to learn more about Delaney’s mother — a tale reminiscent of the first Mrs Rochester in Jane Eyre — a Nootka native who married Delaney’s father but who was eventually sent to the Bedlam mental asylum. (Justin Burke)
PopSugar has a UK literary tour in 'gorgeous illustrations':
Haworth, Yorkshire: Brontë Country
The childhood home of the Brontë sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne, is now the Brontë Parsonage Museum, giving you a look at the lives of the sisters responsible for classic novels like Jane Eyre, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and Wuthering Heights. (Gemma Cartwright)
The Inked Patch and Rapsodia Literaria (both in Spanish) continue vlogging/blogs about Jane EyreSerial Escape (in Italian) posts about Wuthering Heights. Dr. Charlotte Mathieson talks about her contribution to the book Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives : "Brontë countries: nation, gender and place in the literary landscapes of Haworth and Brussels".


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