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English novelist


English novelist

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Women's domestic labor held an important place for the Bronte sisters and "all three girls took up the usual women's household labors on a regular basis" (40).
The extraordinary and world-famous lives of the Bronte sisters often obscures the brief and sometimes miserable life of their only brother, Branwell.
He begins with a four-day trek in West Yorkshire, visiting Haworth, home to the Bronte sisters who wrote the classics Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights.
Readers of the Guardian and the New York Times Magazine may recognize the dark humor of Tom Gauld, whose sizable new collection of cartoons pokes fun at literature of all stripes--putting a Beckettian spin on Tintin, for instance, and imagining a Bronte sisters video game--not to mention futurism, religion, modern art, and human hubris and frivolity.
There has been a long-running campaign to turn the four-bedroom property in west Yorkshire into a museum to celebrate the early years of Bronte sisters.
An additional motivation for Morris is to redefine much of Braddon's work as more than sensationalist and to place her in the company of the likes of the Bronte sisters.
AN auctioneer is hoping to score a hat-trick, selling a third item believed to be linked to the literary Bronte sisters.
Charlotte Bronte's autograph manuscript, The Young Men's Magazine, Number 2, was sold for [pounds sterling]690,850 / $1,069,229, more than twice the pre-sale estimate of [pounds sterling]200,000-[pounds sterling]300,000 - a record at auction for a manuscript by any of the Bronte sisters. The manuscript, dated 1830, written by a fourteen-year-old Charlotte Bronte, had never previously been seen by scholars until its appearance at auction.
Graham's Deaths and Entrances (1943) was inspired by the Bronte sisters, and artistic director Margi Cole is using them as well as a point of departure for her work about gender roles.
ALL three of the Bronte sisters wrote from an early age.
Authors will tell you that one of the questions they are asked most often is "where did you get your ideas?" Readers will delight in this tale of the Bronte sisters and their brother Branwell because it offers a window into their lives as young people.
I have always admired British women: Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Margaret Thatcher, the Bronte sisters, and Virginia Woolf.
Somewhat predictable was the occupant of the number one slot - Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice', while the Bronte sisters, Charlotte and Emily, took the second and third places.
Published in the past as peripheral material to the work of the Bronte sisters, they here stand alone.
The book seeks to answer the question posed by Terry Eagleton in 1975: why has the Bronte sisters' story become a 'literary industry'?