Charles Dickens: Yorkshire Inspiration

by Steven Athorn As a long time fan of the works of Charles Dickens, it was surprising to learn he had a real connection to Yorkshire. Indeed, some of Dickens most memorable characters and settings found their inspiration in God’s own county. These pages follow Dickens on his mission to Yorkshire schools whilst researching Nicholas…

Charlotte Brontë

by Millie Pearson Born in 1816, Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet writing in the Victorian period. Charlotte and her two sisters Anne and Emily Brontë went on to produce novels that are now considered classic pieces of English literature.[1] Brontë’s writings successfully gave voice and authority to females in a profoundly patriarchal…