The Brontës’ Grand Hope for the Master Wave of Calm

PBS recently aired an episode called To Walk Invisible, exploring the short, vaulting and tragic lives of the Brontë sisters: Charlotte -- author if Jane Eyre; Emily -- author of Wuthering Heights; and Anne -- author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. The episode was as gripping as it was despairing, as these talented literary giants languished in a desolate home environment that crushed their spirits and their aspirations. Yet, by means of low whispers and darting glances, they began to cobble … [Read more...]