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The Brontës At Haworth:The World Within #2020

The Bront s At Haworth The World Within The Brontes at Haworth is the story both of the real world of the Brontes at Haworth Parsonage their home on the edge of the lonely Yorkshire moors and of the imaginary worlds they spun for themselv

  • Title: The Brontës At Haworth:The World Within
  • Author: Juliet Gardiner
  • ISBN: 9780517592670
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Brontës At Haworth:The World Within By Juliet Gardiner, The Brontes at Haworth is the story both of the real world of the Brontes at Haworth Parsonage, their home on the edge of the lonely Yorkshire moors, and of the imaginary worlds they spun for themselves in their novels and poetry Wherever possible, their story is told using their own words the letters they wrote to each other, Emily and Anne s secret diaries, and Emil The Brontes at Haworth is the story both of the real world of the Brontes at Haworth Parsonage, their home on the edge of the lonely Yorkshire moors, and of the imaginary worlds they spun for themselves in their novels and poetry Wherever possible, their story is told using their own words the letters they wrote to each other, Emily and Anne s secret diaries, and Emily s exchanges with the luminaries of literary England or those of the people who were closest to them their brother Branwell, their father the Reverend Patrick Bronte, and their novelist friend Mrs Gaskell The Brontes sketched and painted their worlds too, in delicate ink washes and watercolors of family and friends, animals, and the English moors These pictures illuminate the text, as do the tiny drawings the Bronte children made to illustrate their imaginary worlds In addition, there are facsimiles of their letters and diaries, paintings by artists of the day, and pictures of period household items The Brontes at Haworth is a unique and privileged view of the real lives of these women, writers, and sisters their own view and is certain to be cherished by any admirer of this remarkable literary family.

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    1 thought on “The Brontës At Haworth:The World Within

    1. This is an OK introduction to the Bronte s I gave this book 5 stars because of the illustrations in this book.

    2. We wove a web in childhood,A web of sunny air We dug a spring in infancyOf water pure and fair For life is darkly shadedAnd its joys fleet fast away from Retrospection by Charlotte Bront 1835 2017 marked the bicentenary of the birth of the least celebrated of the Bront siblings, Branwell As with the group portrait he painted of his surviving sisters and himself he appears as a ghostly figure, barely mentioned and then only with sadness He left some poetry, youthful writings, a handful of paintin [...]

    3. This coffee table style book was a review of the other Bronte biographies I ve recently read I thought it gave a great overview of life in the Bronte family, and I particularly liked the listing of locations that were important in their world.

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