Jackie Kay: Bronte poetry cycle (2960 words)


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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 Writers in Residence - A Practical Guide for Writers and Organisations in London 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.) …

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 31 July 2021.]

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