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Bronte Film Adaptations

From almost the beginning of film, people have turned to literature for inspiration. The following is a list of movie adaptations of work by The Brontë Sisters. 481 more words


Anne Brontë: Giving the Forgotten Sister and Badass Feminist Author Her Due

Anne Brontë, born on January 17, 1820, is often the butt of Brontë jokes. She’s known as the forgotten Brontë sister, or the one with less talent compared to preternatural geniuses Charlotte and Emily. 681 more words


Books for a wet and windy night?

Last night it poured. Most of the night in fact, which in my house doesn’t lend itself to a good night’s sleep as we sleep under the eaves and have two roof lights, somehow rain landing directly on the glass is a lot more noisy than rain landing on the roof itself. 656 more words

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë (1848)

This week, in reading The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë (1848), I was particularly taken with a short passage from Chapter II, in which Gilbert first meets Helen and her son. 884 more words


Retro Reading (My "Blackout" Post)

I imagine most people reading this are aware of #HaleNo and the decision of some book bloggers (especially in YA and romance) not to run reviews of new books for a short period of time. 1,362 more words

Genre Musings

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

To finish off our Brontë summer, we have the often-forgotten black sheep of the family, Anne. Unlike her older sisters, Anne Brontë has the crazy idea that male love interests should not be dark and broody like to Emily’s Heathcliff or Charlotte’s Rochester. 4,049 more words