Crave the Rose: Anne Brontë at 200
by Nick Holland
Re-evaluating the legacy of the youngest Brontë sister, on the 200th anniversary of her birth. (Not yet published, due January 2020)
Includes an up-to-date biography, contemporary writing about Anne, and a previously-unpublished essay thought to be her final written work.
2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Anne Brontë, the youngest of the famed Brontë sisters. Only now is she gaining recognition as a great writer in her own right, and her novels Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall deserve to stand alongside those of Charlotte and Emily Brontë.
Crave the Rose: Anne Brontë At 200 takes a fresh look at Anne Brontë, revealing a woman whose work was more radical than that of her sisters, and which is therefore as relevant today as it has ever been. Alongside a biography of Anne's remarkable, but tragically short, life it contains a comprehensive selection of first-person encounters with the Brontës from 19th century newspapers and archives, giving a fresh insight into the real character of Anne and her family. Also contained exclusively within this landmark book is a newly discovered essay by Anne Brontë – never before seen in print, they are probably the last words that she ever wrote.
Date Published: 2020-01-02
Catalogue Number: VP0156
Number of Pages: 272
Cover design by Jamie McGarry
Cover illustration by Branwell Brontë
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