Sunday, October 07, 2018

Sunday, October 07, 2018 12:33 am by M. in , ,    No comments
A couple of alerts for today, October 7:
Humber Mouth Hull Literary Festival
Bonnie Greer and Lauren Livesey discuss Emily Brontë
October 7, 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Central Library
Albion Street, Hull, HU1 3TF

Join novelist, broadcaster, and critic Bonnie Greer, and Lauren Livesey of the Brontë Society, for an event marking the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Emily Brontë.
Author of a handful of astonishing poems and a single ground-breaking novel, Emily Brontë is one of the most inspiring and enigmatic authors of the nineteenth century. Bonnie and Lauren will discuss the continuing impact and relevance of Wuthering Heights and the myriad ways in which the bicentennial anniversary has been marked by the Brontë Society and Brontë Parsonage Museum, in conjunction with creative partners including Lily Cole, Patience Agbabi, and The Unthanks.
Orphans, Foundlings & Childhood: Charlotte Brontë & The Foundling Hospital  
The Foundling Museum
07 Oct 2018 15:00 | Free with Museum admission

Margaux Warne explores Charlotte Brontë’s visit to the Foundling Hospital in January 1853.
Margaux Warne examines the portrayals of orphans, foundlings and motherless children in Brontë’s novels, while also considering aspects of the author’s own childhood.
Warne is a freelance Art Historian based in France. She studied Art History at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and was a volunteer at the Foundling Museum from 2014 – 2016. Her research focuses on 18th and 19th-century English art and literature.


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