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Tom Hiddleston Explains the Gothic Romance (Oct. 20, 2015) | Charlie Rose - YouTube

In this clip, Tom Hiddleston eloquently explains the difference between Horror and Gothic romance. Tonight on PBS, Charlie speaks to Hiddleston and his fello...
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Evangeline becomes puddle of insensible goo as Tom Hiddleston discusses her favorite genre.

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What lies beneath: Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath - Irish Independent

What lies beneath: Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath - Irish Independent | Brontes | Scoop.it
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What lies beneath: Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath
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PICK two indentical rooms, side by side, each containing a table and chair.
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Rare Bronte masterpiece on display - ITV News

Rare Bronte masterpiece on display - ITV News | Brontes | Scoop.it
Rare Bronte masterpiece on display
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A rare miniature portrait by Charlotte Bronte is to go on public display for the first time at the Bronte Parsonage Museum in West Yorkshire.
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Raise your hand if you're not surprised Charlotte was a gifted artist.

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Video: There's a stuffed giraffe in the Bronte museum - Yorkshire Post

Video: There's a stuffed giraffe in the Bronte museum - Yorkshire Post | Brontes | Scoop.it
Video: There's a stuffed giraffe in the Bronte museum Yorkshire Post Elsewhere the writers' biographer, Elizabeth Gaskell, is cast as a cockatoo, and Keeper, Emily Brontë's enormous faithful dog, is resurrected as Yorkshire's answer to Greyfriar's...
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I've always been drawn to the quirkiness of the Brontes. You get the feeling that in a very proper and repressed society, they were a bit wild, at least in their imaginations. I think the surrealist art fits nicely with that spirit.

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Writers' rooms: Charlotte Bronte

Writers' rooms: Charlotte Bronte | Brontes | Scoop.it
When the novelist Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte's friend and future biographer, visited, she was struck by the room's exquisite cleanliness and neatness, especially in contrast to the 'bleak cold colours' of the Yorkshire moors outside...
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I love reading details of the Brontes' lives. I will always be fascinated by these strong women who endured so much and produced such beauty. The final line of this article struck home. To think of the sisters walking round their table, brainstorming as I do with my writer friends and then to picture Charlotte alone, walking without the companions who fed her creativity--it increases the knowledge of her loss all the more.

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New Podcast: Ghosting, Place, and Wuthering Heights | READ ...

New Podcast: Ghosting, Place, and Wuthering Heights | READ ... | Brontes | Scoop.it
Is Wuthering Heights a romance, or a ghost story? In this podcast, James Quinnell examines the types of haunting that the characters of Brontë's novel experience, hauntings that express a longing for home and for a greater ...
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Thoroughly enjoyed this lecture on the hauntings in Wuthering Heights.

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Vampire Lovers – mixing the twin peaks of lust and fear (Picture: British Film ... - Metro

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Think of some women's obsession with Byronic, bad-boy heroes such as Mr Rochester and Heathcliff, or Fifty Shades Of Grey.
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I confess I'm a fan of Gothic. This article has some interesting things to say on the Gothic tradition and why it's so cool.

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The 10 best… closing lines of books - The Guardian

The 10 best… closing lines of books - The Guardian | Brontes | Scoop.it
The Guardian The 10 best… closing lines of books The Guardian Brontë's masterpiece is often cited for its gothic morbidity and intoxicating romantic darkness, but here – stepping back from the tragedy of Heathcliff and Catherine – the novel...
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Twitter / karlarachele: I wish I were a girl again, ...

Twitter / karlarachele: I wish I were a girl again, ... | Brontes | Scoop.it
“@karlarachele: I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free... Why am I so changed? ~Emily Brontë http://t.co/E8M4LyEE5L”;
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Powerful.

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Thug Notes: Jane Eyre

Thug Notes: Jane Eyre | Brontes | Scoop.it
On this week's Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets, PhD., covers Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. He evaluates Jane's story of going from hustling as a governess to being all cashed out, to accepting that Rochester is "ugly as sh*t" and loving him anyway.
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Loved this. Don't watch if language offends you.

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Why Emily Brontë will never be as popular as Jane Austen

Why Emily Brontë will never be as popular as Jane Austen | Brontes | Scoop.it
And why that's a good thing

Via Avil Beckford
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It's Bronte's unrelenting look at reality that makes the story and characters inescapable long after you've finished the book.

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No Coward Soul Is Mine by Emily Brontë : The Poetry Foundation

No Coward Soul Is Mine by  Emily   Brontë  : The Poetry Foundation | Brontes | Scoop.it
No coward soul is mine / No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere / I see Heaven's glories shine / And Faith shines equal arming me from Fear (Here is the poem by Emily Bronte that #EmilyDickinson requested be read at her funeral.
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I love reading this poem with Heathcliff and Catherine in mind.

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The home said to have inspired Charlotte Bronte is opening to the public

The home said to have inspired Charlotte Bronte is opening to the public | Brontes | Scoop.it
A HIDDEN staircase leading to the “madwoman in the attic” which is thought to have inspired the novelist Charlotte Bronte will go on public view for the first time later this month.
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The home that inspired Charlotte Bronte to write Jane Eyre will be open to the public for one week in July. *checks airfare* *swoons*

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Thug Notes: Wuthering Heights | Broadsheet.ie

Thug Notes: Wuthering Heights | Broadsheet.ie | Brontes | Scoop.it
Thug Notes: Wuthering Heights. Chompsky at 2:20 pm January 17, 2014 | Leave a reply · Reply · wuthering. Doc Sweets on Emily Brontë's classic tale of two fat cribs and a playa's soul torn between love and hate.
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Oh yeah, it's Thug Notes on Wuthering Heights. Love it!

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Everything I Knew About Dating I Learned From 19th Century Novels. Huge ... - Huffington Post

Everything I Knew About Dating I Learned From 19th Century Novels. Huge ... - Huffington Post | Brontes | Scoop.it
Everything I Knew About Dating I Learned From 19th Century Novels. Huge ...
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Definite snark alert, but funny nonetheless.

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Why Charlotte Bronte Hated Jane Austen - Daily Beast

Why Charlotte Bronte Hated Jane Austen - Daily Beast | Brontes | Scoop.it
Daily Beast Why Charlotte Bronte Hated Jane Austen Daily Beast Jane Eyre had received a good review from Lewes, but he wanted to underline a fault in the novel, the moments of melodrama in it that he called “suited to the circulating library” (not...
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For Brontë, something essential was lacking, an element she later called “what throbs fast, full, though hidden, what the blood rushes through.” This, of course, is the heart.

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Yorkshire named Europe's best destination for 2013 - The Star Online

Yorkshire named Europe's best destination for 2013 - The Star Online | Brontes | Scoop.it
Yorkshire named Europe's best destination for 2013 The Star Online While it's been forever immortalised in English literature as a tertiary character in Emily Bronte's 19th century classic Wuthering Heights, today the region has carved out a...
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Fox's dreamy star of 'Sleepy Hollow' - Philly.com

Fox's dreamy star of 'Sleepy Hollow' - Philly.com | Brontes | Scoop.it
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"You play Ichabod Crane or Darcy or Heathcliff," he says, ticking off literature's legendary hunks (now we're being sarcastic), "and you're a sex symbol.
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I've been a fan of Sleepy Hollow since I read it in college. Looking forward to this show.

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Charlotte Bronte letter to fan goes on sale in Edinburgh - BBC News

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Charlotte Bronte letter to fan goes on sale in Edinburgh
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A letter written and signed by Charlotte Bronte to a fan of her classic novel Jane Eyre is to be sold at auction in Edinburgh.
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Charlotte's letter to a fan sold at double the expected price. To me that speaks to her enduring popularity and the dedication of modern-day fans.

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Mike Wells Books/The Green Water Blog: Which classical female author are you?

Mike Wells Books/The Green Water Blog: Which classical female author are you? | Brontes | Scoop.it
RT @NorthCat75: Charlotte Bronte RT: @MikeWellsAuthor Which classical female author are you? Take the quiz http://t.co/4mjPVUxF1J
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This was fun. I came out as Jane Austen.

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Set 02 - Five A6 Postcards - The Hobbit, Edgar Allen Poe, Pride and Prejudice, Midsummer Night's Dream and Wuthering Heights

Set 02 - Five A6 Postcards - The Hobbit, Edgar Allen Poe, Pride and Prejudice, Midsummer Night's Dream and Wuthering Heights | Brontes | Scoop.it
Set 02 contains five postcards printed on thick 350gsm silk card. In this pack you will receive illustrations based on: Wuthering Heights by (Set 02: Five A6 Postcards based on classic literature.

Via Marcel Aubron-Bülles
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Postcards for the well-read. Lovely.

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Let us have literary postcards back :)

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Jane Austen's Most Famous Trolls, Critics, and Doubters - Flavorwire

Jane Austen's Most Famous Trolls, Critics, and Doubters - Flavorwire | Brontes | Scoop.it
Jane Austen's Most Famous Trolls, Critics, and Doubters
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Charlotte Brontë. Brontë seems to have greatly resented Austen's lack of sentiment.
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Even Jane Austen had her critics.

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10 Pieces of JANE EYRE Swag

10 Pieces of JANE EYRE Swag | Brontes | Scoop.it
Last week I pulled together 10 Pieces of Shakespeare Swag, and it did not damper my need to internet-window-shop for bookish clothes, jewelry, and various (10 Pieces of JANE EYRE Swag [Book Riot] http://t.co/PX4p3RHkro...
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Janey Eyre swag. Necessary.

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neomodernmixtape - threepanelbookreview: JANE EYRE by Charlotte...

neomodernmixtape - threepanelbookreview: JANE EYRE by Charlotte... | Brontes | Scoop.it
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“ JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brönte.
” (RT @fromthistles: Photo: threepanelbookreview: JANE EYRE by Charlotte Brönte.
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Succinct.

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