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To commemorate over 200 years of Charlotte Brontë we dip into Helen MacEwan’s fascinating study of Charlotte Brontë’s time in Brussels, a period that had a marked influence on her later writing.   THE BRONTËS IN BRUSSELS Helen MacEwan   * … Continue reading

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Charlotte Brontë

To mark Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary, Helen MacEwan, Bronte scholar and author of The Brontës in Brussels, compiled a list of her top five, little known, facts about Charlotte…   The love of her life Undaunted by the teacher/pupil love affair cliché … Continue reading

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#Bronte200

To commemorate 200 years of Charlotte Brontë we dip into Helen MacEwan’s fascinating study of Charlotte Brontë’s time in Brussels, a period that had a marked influence on her later writing.   THE BRONTËS IN BRUSSELS Helen MacEwan   * None … Continue reading

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The Brontës in Brussels (. . . and Paris!)

Walking along the platform in a Paris Métro station recently, I noticed a display with life-size reproductions of some of the nearby Musee des Lettres et Manuscrits’ collection of written documents: ‘A manuscript of Charlotte Brontë that fits in the palm … Continue reading

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