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date: 07 July 2020

Africa. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to the Brontes
Author(s):

Christine Alexander

The ‘dark’ continent of Africa held an exotic fascination for Romantic writers and painters, and it was seen as a site of opportunity by explorers, missionaries, politicians, and commercial interests in the 19th century. The choice of Africa by the Brontë children as the location for their imaginary kingdoms of ... ...

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