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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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Level E4 Resource Updates

British Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources sometimes move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the most recent updates for Level 4: British Literature. Remember, you can always type a few words into the search … Continue reading

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Charlotte Brontë’s introduction to Wuthering Heights

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE OF ELLIS AND ACTON BELL [This introduction to Wuthering Heights by Charlotte Brontë explains why she, Emily, and Anne had initially published their works under a pseudonym, and touchingly relates the story of her sisters’ brief lives.] It … Continue reading

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Emily Brontë: A Biographical Sketch by Sara Selby

Emily Jane Brontë 1818-1848 A Biographical Sketch by Sara Selby Emily Jane Brontë’s life, though short and tragic, had an overwhelming influence on her work. Marked by violent emotional upheavals, her childhood on the Yorkshire moors provided the folk background … Continue reading

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