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Charlotte Brontë Visits New York City

Charlotte Brontë's day dress. Photo credit: Graham Haber, The Morgan Library & Museum, Brontë Parsonage Museum The NY Times reports on a fantastic new Brontë show opening today at the Morgan Library, "Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will." It includes the wool and cotton dress above, totally amazing miniature manuscripts she used to write and illustrate, and the manuscript to Jane Eyre itself, one of literature's greatest treasures. The museum is also being loaned the famous portrait of Charlotte, Emily and Anne, painted by their brother Branwell.   A must-see show. I bet it will be a sensation among the general public as well as those who "option u" before typing the "e." It is open through January 2, 2017.  Do we...

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