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Anne Brontë

(1820—1849) novelist and poet

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Agnes Grey

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A novel by A. Brontë, published 1847. It is the story of a rector's daughter who takes service as a governess, first with the Bloomfield family, whose undisciplined children are described...

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Angria

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Imaginary kingdoms invented by the Brontë children.

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Bell, Currer, Ellis

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Pseudonyms of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë.

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Branwell Brontë

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Branwell Brontë (1817–48) used the pseudonym ‘Northangerland’ for his published writings. With the exception of Francis Leyland's 1886The Brontë Family, biographies before Juliet Barker's...

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Clemence Dane

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(1888–1965),

playwright and novelist, whose first play, A Bill of Divorcement (1921), had a success never quite matched by her later works. Her novels include Regiment of Women...

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Emily Brontë

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(1818–48)

Novelist and poet, sister of Charlotte and Anne Brontë. She briefly attended the school at Cowan Bridge with Charlotte in 1824–5, and was then educated largely at home,...

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juvenilia of the Brontës

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A part from the juvenilia or early writings of Jane Austen, the Brontë juvenilia are the most famous in English literature. They are not only extraordinarily abundant, having occupied their...

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letters by the Brontë family

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By comparison with that of prolific writers like Dickens or the Brownings, the Brontës' correspondence is not vast. We know of about 950 letters from Charlotte, written between 1829 and ...

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May Sinclair

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(Mary Amelia St Clair Sinclair) (1863–1946), novelist, a supporter of women's suffrage. Among the most notable of her 24 novels are The Divine Fire (1904), The Three Sisters (1914, a study...

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Northangerland, Duke of (Alexander Augustus Percy, Rogue (Rougue), Lord Ellrington (Elrington))

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Former pirate (‘Rogue’ or ‘Rougue’), arch-demagogue, revolutionary, and politician, he is first friend and then foe of the Duke of Zamorna, whose third wife is Northangerland's daughter...

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