Friday, April 30, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021 9:56 am by Cristina in , , ,    No comments
The Pillar Portrait is travelling to Korea as reported by iNews.
The National Museum of Korea exhibition, which opens on Friday, features famous works from the NPG’s permanent collection that have not been shown outside of the UK since their acquisition, including Sir Anthony van Dyck’s last self-portrait.
The 78 works on show at the first major exhibition dedicated to Western Portraiture in Seoul include portraits of Charles Dickens, the Brontë sisters, Isaac Newton, David Beckham and Malala Yousafzai, together with the first picture to enter the Gallery’s Collection, the Chandos portrait of Shakespeare. (Adam Sherwin)
The Telegraph (India) has an article on how 'Gothic architecture, in all its magnificence, has enchanted the literary imagination for centuries'.
Charlotte Brontë, too, is said to have visited two manor houses in England — the first owner of one of these, North Lees Hall, was reportedly considered a ‘lunatic’ and locked up in the attic — which provided the blueprints for Thornfield Hall in Jane Eyre. (Sohini Chakraborty)
This contributor to News & Record leafs through a January 1945 copy of Life magazine.
Free copies of “Wuthering Heights” and “Jane Eyre” were offered if you joined the Book of the Month Club — or you could join by purchasing Ernie Pyle’s “Brave Men” for $3. (Harry Thetford)
The List turns to a 'body language expert' to look into 'William & Kate's Anniversary Video'. Judging by this detail we wouldn't think it's very reliable:
The video's landscape (as shot by British filmmaker Will Warr) would be reminiscent of the untamed countryside that Charlotte Bronte describes in "Wuthering Heights," except that the video is so chock-full of love that it can't be gloomy. (Hanna Claeson)
Plumas atómicas (México) lists several women writers who had to use pseudonyms.


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