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Brontë Resources Index

The Brontë sisters read widely, wrote passionately, and created enduring works drawn from their surroundings and imagination. Explore their writings and their world through the resources below. Charlotte Brontë Emily Brontë Brontë Sisters Context Information     Charlotte Brontë Charlotte … Continue reading

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Music the Brontë Sisters May Have Known

As the daughter of an Anglican clergyman, Charlotte Brontë would have been familiar with the church music of the time. This playlist features King’s College Choir, Cambridge, and other choirs performing music that Charlotte and her sisters may have known, as well … Continue reading

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Charlotte Brontë Biography

The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Gaskell “Hand in hand they used to make their way to the glorious moors, which in after days they loved so passionately.” The Children Who Never Played Girlhood of Charlotte Brontë Teaching and … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre trailer

Here is the trailer for Jane Eyre (1944) starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien (This is the classic version.) Other Introduction to Literature (E1) videos

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Introduction to Literature Focus Texts

Introduction to Literature study guide In this first level of Excellence in Literature, students will become familiar with the lesson format they’ll use through all five years of the curriculum. Introduction to Literature is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. … Continue reading

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Charlotte Brontë Poetry

Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) was a Victorian writer who blended the traditions of Gothic novels with the novel of society and manners, as in her masterpiece Jane Eyre. She grew up in an isolated but well-read family on the Haworth moors, … Continue reading

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Winter Stores by Charlotte Brontë

Winter Stores by Charlotte Brontë We take from life one little share, And say that this shall be A space, redeemed from toil and care, From tears and sadness free. And, haply, Death unstrings his bow, And Sorrow stands apart, … Continue reading

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Mementos by Charlotte Brontë

Mementos by Charlotte Brontë Arranging long-locked drawers and shelves Of cabinets, shut up for years, What a strange task we’ve set ourselves! How still the lonely room appears! How strange this mass of ancient treasures, Mementos of past pains and … Continue reading

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On the Death of Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë

On the Death of Anne Brontë by Charlotte Brontë                   There’s little joy in life for me, And little terror in the grave; I’ve lived the parting hour to see Of one … Continue reading

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The Missionary by Charlotte Brontë

The Missionary by Charlotte Brontë               Plough, vessel, plough the British main, Seek the free ocean’s wider plain; Leave English scenes and English skies, Unbind, dissever English ties; Bear me to climes remote and … Continue reading

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