Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charlotte Bront was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Bront sisters, whose novels are English literature standards. She wrote Jane Eyre under the pen name Currer Bell. Charlotte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire in 1816, the third of six children, to Maria and her husband Patrick Bront, an Irish Anglican clergyman. In 1820, the family moved a few miles to Haworth, where Patrick had been appointed Perpetual Curate. Mrs. Bront died of cancer on 15 September 1821, leaving five daughters and a son to be taken care of by her aunt Elizabeth Branwell. In August 1824, Charlotte was sent with three of her sisters, Emily, Maria, and Elizabeth, to the Clergy Daughters' School at Cowan Bridge in Lancashire. Its poor conditions, Charlotte maintained, permanently affected her health and physical development and hastened the deaths of her two elder sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, who died of tuberculosis in June 1825. Soon after their father removed them from the schoolshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135850008
  • 9786135850000