History on Thursday : The Brontës in Brussels


Discover the Untold Story of the Brontës in Brussels!

Delve into a hidden chapter of literary history as we unravel the captivating tale of Charlotte and Emily Brontë’s residence in Brussels! Did you know that the brilliant minds behind Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights once called Brussels home?

Join us for an exclusive webinar where Helen MacEwan, renowned translator and Brontë enthusiast, unveils the secrets of the Brontë sisters’ Belgian odyssey. From their transformative experiences at the Pensionnat Heger to the echoes of their love and longing in the heart of Brussels, Helen will illuminate the profound impact of this enchanting city on Charlotte’s life and work.

📚 Discover:

  • The Brontës in Brussels (Peter Owen, 2014)
  • Down the Belliard Steps: Discovering the Brontës in Brussels (Brussels Brontë Editions, 2012)
  • Through Belgian Eyes: Charlotte Brontë’s Troubled Brussels Legacy (Sussex Academic Press, 2017)
  • Winifred Gérin, biographer of the Brontës (Sussex Academic Press, 2016)

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to journey through the cobblestone streets of Brussels and explore the lesser-known corners of Brontë history with Helen MacEwan as your guide!

Practical information

🗓️ Date: 14.03.2024

🕒 Time: 18:30 – 19:30

📍 Location: Online webinar

Secure your spot today and unlock the mysteries of the Brontës’ Brussels! Register now at https://bit.ly/3wrWSG7.