Review: Letterbox Production’s ‘Bronte’

Brontë is a poetic and moving exploration of aspirations, longing, and the relationship between life and text. Letterbox Productions’ Brontë melds the real and fictional worlds of the Brontë sisters, and examines their lives as their brother Branwell descends into alcoholism and madness. The play traces the influence of their personal circumstances on their literary creations, and dramatises […]

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Rebels and Rakes: The Past of the Byronic Hero

The Byronic Hero is a staple of modern literature, but where did he come from? Vicky Jessop investigates.