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9780393240085

The Brontë cabinet : three lives in nine objects

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In this unique and lovingly detailed biography, Victorian literature scholar Deborah Lutz illuminates the fascinating lives of the Brontës through the things they wore, stitched, and inscribed. Lutz immerses readers in a nuanced re-creation of the sisters’ days while moving us chronologically through their lives. From the miniature books they made as children to the walking sticks they carried on hikes on the moors, each possession opens a window onto the sisters’ world, their beloved fiction, and the Victorian era.

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Avon Free Library 823.809 LUT (Text)
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393240085
  • ISBN: 0393240088
  • Physical Description: xxv, 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tiny books -- Pillopatate -- Out walking -- Keeper, Grasper, and other family animals -- Fugitive letters -- The alchemy of desks -- Death made material -- Memory albums -- Migrant relics.
Summary, etc.:
In this unique and lovingly detailed biography, Victorian literature scholar Deborah Lutz illuminates the fascinating lives of the Brontës through the things they wore, stitched, and inscribed. Lutz immerses readers in a nuanced re-creation of the sisters’ days while moving us chronologically through their lives. From the miniature books they made as children to the walking sticks they carried on hikes on the moors, each possession opens a window onto the sisters’ world, their beloved fiction, and the Victorian era.
Subject: Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848.
Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849.
Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848.
Women authors, English > 19th century > Biography.
Sisters > England > Yorkshire > Biography.
Sisters.
Women authors, English.
England > Yorkshire.
Genre: Biographies.
Biography.


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