Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sunday, November 24, 2019 9:54 am by M. in , , , , , ,    No comments
Antiques Trade Gazette quotes Kitty Wright, executive director of the at the Brontë Society and Brontë Parsonage Museum saying:
“We were determined to do everything we could to bring back this extraordinary ‘little book’ to the Brontë Parsonage Museum and now can’t quite believe that it will in fact be coming home to where it was written 189 years ago.”
Kitty Wright, executive director of The Brontë Society, which secured an 1830 autograph miniature manuscript by a 14-ye
ar-old Charlotte Brontë. It was auctioned at Aguttes in Paris.
A reproduction of the painting A Yorkshire Christmas by Keith Melling is on the cover of the December issue of the Down Your Way magazine.

The New York Times describes the new poetry studio of John Barr in the woods:
Inspiration sometimes comes to the poet John Barr while he gazes at boulders beneath his new cantilevered writing studio here. Or as he strolls along its entry passageway lined in oak shelves, with 1,500 volumes of other people’s poetry organized alphabetically from Brontë to Yeats. (Eve M. Kahn)
The Hans India reviews Dr Farah Naqvi's novel The Light In Blackout:
With its intriguing quirk, destiny can dispose of the design of man and smother all hopes. Constantly constant fear begins to lurk over the mindscape of Alizah, and a sense of alienation overwhelms her. The bubbly girl now turns introvert and timid like some of the vulnerable characters of Dickens, Brontë sisters and Hardy. (Prof Shiv Sethi)
Retro baby names in Babygaga:
Charlotte is a sweet, old-fashioned name that is derived from the masculine name Charles. There are lots of cute nicknames that can be used with it. There are Lottie, Charlie, and Carlotta, just to name a few. Charlotte is a great choice for your sweet baby girl.
Famous Charlottes include actress Charlotte Rampling, a queen or two and the 19th-century writer Charlotte Brontë. And Charlotte is a popular name, regularly appearing in the top ten baby name lists. (Webb Yeager)
Centropagina (Italy) talks about an event that took place yesterday, November 23 in Fabriano, Italy:
Nel pomeriggio, alle 17:30, Michela Murgia e Chiara Tagliaferri presentano Morgana (Mondadori), il loro libro di successo che racconta le storie di dieci donne controcorrente, strane e pericolose. Moana Pozzi, Santa Caterina, Grace Jones, le sorelle Brontë, Moira Orfei, Tonya Harding, Marina Abramovic, Shirley Temple, Vivienne Westwood, Zaha Hadid. Morgana non è un catalogo di donne esemplari; al contrario, sono streghe per le donne stesse, irriducibili anche agli schemi della donna emancipata e femminista che oggi, in piena affermazione del pink power, nessuno ha in fondo più timore a raccontare. (Claudio Curti) (Translation)
The Los Angeles Times Crossword from November 24th 2019 contains a Brontë question, "Brontë governess". Lifehacker comments on a Reddit list on the most underrated songs which includes Kate Bush's Wuthering Heights (underrated? really?). A bag full of stories posts about Wuthering Heights, the novel. Youth Services Book Review reviews Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre by Glynnis Fawkes. Curling Up by the Fire reviews The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis.

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