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Vulture looks into 'The 70 Greatest Conspiracy Theories in Pop-Culture History' and one of them concerns the Brontës:Emily Brontë didn’t write Wuthering Heights; Branwell Brontë did.Those who have a hard time believing women are capable of writi...

The trail to Jane Eyre

on Oct 23, 2016 in: Theatre

The Herald on Sunday reviews The Jane Austen's Writers Club by Rebecca Smith:Writing fiction has never been anything but hard. You can’t help feeling, however, that it is more difficult now than it was in Emily Brontë’s or Ernest Hemingway’s d...

Jane Eyre in Ipswich

on Oct 23, 2016

An alert for today, October 24, from Ipswich, MA:Charlotte Brontë and Jane Eyre6:30 PM - 7:45 PMIpswich Public Library • 25 North Main Street • Ipswich, MA 01938Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, Jane Eyre, is one of the enduring achievements of...

Pungently Contemporary

on Oct 22, 2016 in: Music, Opera

The New York Times reviews Louis Karchin's Jane Eyre opera as performed in New York:Picture: Credit Emon Hassan for The New York TimesThe second offering, which opened on Thursday at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse, could not have been more di...

Villette Re-Imagined

on Oct 22, 2016

Oberon Books has just published the Villette adaptation performed by the West Yorkshire Playhouse company:VilletteRe-imagined by Linda Marshall GriffithsOberon BooksISBN: 9781786820495September 2016An adaptation of the classic novel on...

An alert from the Brontë Parsonage Museum:Head to the Museum over October half term and try your hand at our spooky Halloween trail!We will also be offering short guided walks in the churchyard, which will leave from outside the gift shop and are fi...

A symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of Wide Sargasso Sea takes place today, October 22, in New York:Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea: A CelebrationSaturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 am to 5:30 pmThe New School, Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Coll...

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