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Jane Eyre in Ho Chi Minh

on Dec 14, 2017 in: Theatre

An alert for today, December 15 in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam:Students of English at the Ho Chi Minh City Open University will perform dramas in English adapted from American literary works at the HCMC Drama Theater in downtown HCMC ( Eyre...

Victorian notions

on Dec 13, 2017 in: Books, Humour, Music, Poetry

In The Spectator, Selina Mills argues that we should get rid of our Victorian 'notions of disability'.Of course, it’s hardly surprising that Dickens — and many other 19th- and early 20th-century novelists — would use Tiny Tim in this way. At th...

Tomorrow an annual Christmass-y tradition in Thornton, organized by the Brontë Bell Action Group:Carols in the Bell ChapelThursday 14th Dec 6.30pmDon't forget your torch and lantern. Mulled wine and mince pies afterwards.

A mono-opera for Emily

on Dec 13, 2017 in: Music, Poetry

Operawire has an announcement:Tenri Cultural Institute has announced the world premiere of “Emily Brontë – Through Life and Death, A Chainless Soul,” a poetic mono-opera in one act based on selected poems of Emily Brontë by composer Akemi Nai...

Amazon's Audible has published a new Wuthering Heights audiobook:Wuthering Heights: An Audible Exclusive Performance  Audiobook – UnabridgedPublished by Audible (12 h, 21 min)Emily Brontë (Author),‎ Joanne Froggatt (Narrator),‎Introductio...

A new scholar book with Brontë-related content:Biographical Misrepresentations of British Women WritersA Hall of Mirrors and the Long Nineteenth CenturyEditors: Ayres, Brenda (Ed.)Palgrave MacMillanISBN 978-3-319-56750-1This book is an investigation...

Haworth in the snow

on Dec 11, 2017 in: Dance

A columnist from The Tyee discusses violence and romance:I have to admit I love the frisson of sex and violence, especially in film. The scene at the end of John Ford’s The Quiet Man, when John Wayne drags Maureen O’Hara through the Irish country...

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