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, where her imagination took flight. Although she is most well-known for her prose, she wrote a number of interesting poems:
To learn more about Charlotte Brontë, you may read her biography on the EIL site.
When will you read Charlotte Brontë’s writing in Excellence in Literature?
E4.8 Honors text: Jane Eyre (if you did not read it earlier)