The Brontës and War: Reinventing Wellington and Napoleon.

This post will briefly introduce you to the foundations of my research, the transmogrification of Wellington and Napoleon into Charlotte and Branwell’s childhood writings. Later this month, I’ll be speaking about the Brontës’ relationship to war at the annual Brontë Society conference. My paper, which attempts to establish Charlotte and Branwell as post-war authors, will convey how […]

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Whitby – A Curious Little Town.

From a correspondent, Whitby: ‘One of the greatest and sudden storms on record has just been experienced here, with results both strange and unique’ Fans of Bram Stoker’s Dracula will be familiar with these atmospheric lines, introducing the invasion of the Count upon British soil. Indeed Whitby (even on a very sunny day) retains the essence […]

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