Jackie Kay, Bronte poetry cycle

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During her time as writer-in-residence at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in 2013 and 2014, Jackie Kay provided “workshops, readings and performances” (Armitage 1), as the

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stipulates, which can certainly be seen as transferable to other institutions throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. Frequently, a writer-in-residence is also “commissioned to write a piece about an organisation and its staff, which is displayed as a piece of public art” (Armitage 9).

Indeed, Kay’s residency ended with an exhibition at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, during which “a series of linked poems” (Meftah, n.pag.) was shown in various rooms throughout the Parsonage. Two of these were centred on Tabby Aykroyd, servant to

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Citation: Burger, Bettina. "Bronte poetry cycle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 05 July 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=38873, accessed 20 April 2024.]

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