Brontë Resources Index

From left to right: Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Brontë; painted by their brother Patrick Bromwell Brontë before 1848; image courtesy of www.shmoop.com

From left to right: Anne, Emily, and Charlotte Brontë; painted by their brother Patrick Bromwell Brontë before 1848; image courtesy of www.shmoop.com

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

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Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë Biography

Charlotte Brontë Poetry

Jane Eyre’s Three Paintings: Biblical Warnings and Greek Legends, by Peter Bolt

Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë Biography

“No Coward Soul Is Mine” by Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights Family Trees from Sara Selby

Brontë Sisters

Why Pseudonyms? Charlotte’s Explanation (Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell–introduction to Wuthering Heights)

Music the Brontë Sisters May Have Known

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Introduction to Romanticism from Lilia Melani

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When will you read works by the Brontë sisters in Excellence in Literature?

E1.4 Focus text: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

E1.4 Honors text: Villette, or another work by Charlotte Brontë

E4.8 Focus text: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

E4.8 Honors text: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë or Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (if you did not read it earlier)

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