Publication of Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley :: Essays Papeers

Kucich, John. Repression in Victorian Fiction: Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Charles Dickens. Berkley: University of California Press, 1987.

Glen, Heather. Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Blyth, Derek, “Walk 6. Charlotte Brontë and the Royal Quarter. Place Royale to the Botanique,” in Brussels for Pleasure. Thirteen Walks through the Historic City (Trafalgar Square, 2003) pp. 191-209.


Analysis of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre Essays

Ruijssenaars, Eric, Charlotte Bronte´s Promised Land. The Pensionnat Heger and other Brontë places in Brussels (Brontë Society, 2000).

Smith, Margaret, ed., The Letters of Charlotte Brontë. Volume I, 1829-1847 (Clarendon Press, Oxford 1995).
The excellent edition of the letters.


The Brontës in Brussels ..

Cumberland, Gerald, “Charlotte Brontë´s Love. New light on an old theme,” in Daily Citizen (2 August 1913.
Partly reprinted in: Ruijssenaars, Eric, The Pensionnat Revisited. More light shed on the Brussels of the Brontës (Dutch Archives, Leiden 2003) pp. 59.
In which he gives another account of his visit.

The Brontës in Brussels | Bronte Parsonage Museum

Busch, Selina, Brussels in Brontë Times. A Historic Picture Album (Culemborg, 2005)
Limited edition.
“This attractively produced volume should be studied in conjunction with the two earlier books on Brussels by Eric Ruijssenaars …. Selina Busch has now provided a visual representation of the Brussels which Eric Ruijssenaars has so meticulously recreated. All Brontë students have cause to be grateful to both of them for so vividly bringing to life the city which Charlotte and Emily would have known.” Dudley Green, in Brontë Studies (Vol. 30, pt. 3, Nov. 2005) p. 269.

The website of the Bronte Parsonage Museum and Bronte ..

Anon., “A Plaque is Unveiled in Brussels to Commemorate the Stay of Charlotte and Emily Brontë at the Pensionnat Heger,” in: Transactions (Vol. 17, nr. 5, 1980) pp. 371-4, ill.. With a photograph of the plaque.
These two articles were written after a plaque finally had been unveiled, on 26 June 1980.

This book describes Charlotte and Emily's lives in Brussels and ..

Alexander, Christine and Jane Sellars, The Art of the Brontës (Cambridge Univer­sity Press 1995).
Includes drawings Charlotte and Emily made during their stay in Brussels with some interesting remarks.

Charlotte Brontë was the third child of ..

Charlotte and Emily Brontë’s stay in Brussels in 1842-43 to improve their French was to prove a momentous one for Charlotte in particular. She fell in love with her French teacher, Constantin Heger, and her experiences in the Belgian capital inspired two of her four novels, Villette and The Professor. Yet the Brontës’ Brussels episode remains the least-known of their lives.