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Family of British novelists and poets, including Charlotte (1816-1855), Emily (1818-1848), and Anne (1820-1849). In 1846 their first publication was issued, a volume of poetry entitled Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. In 1847 Charlotte published Jane Eyre; Emily, Wuthering Heights; and Anne, Agnes Gray. Charlotte published Shirley in 1849 and Villette in 1853.


1. (Biography) Anne, pen name Acton Bell. 1820–49, English novelist; author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1847)
2. (Biography) her sister, Charlotte, pen name Currer Bell. 1816–55, English novelist, author of Jane Eyre (1847), Villette (1853), and The Professor (1857)
3. (Biography) her sister, Emily (Jane), pen name Ellis Bell. 1818–48, English novelist and poet; author of Wuthering Heights (1847)


(ˈbrɒn ti)

1. Anne ( “Acton Bell” ), 1820–49, English novelist.
2. her sister Charlotte ( “Currer Bell” ), 1816–55, English novelist.
3. her sister Emily Jane ( “Ellis Bell” ), 1818–48, English novelist.
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Noun1.Bronte - English novelist; youngest of three Bronte sisters (1820-1849)
2.Bronte - English novelist; one of three Bronte sisters (1818-1848)
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139-146) And again, she bare the Cyclopes, overbearing in spirit, Brontes, and Steropes and stubborn-hearted Arges (6), who gave Zeus the thunder and made the thunderbolt: in all else they were like the gods, but one eye only was set in the midst of their fore-heads.
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I have a lifelong love of all things related to the Brontes.
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uk/ Westholme Lodges, Leyburn, |Yorkshire Dales: These lodges are located in the heart of the Dales, the inspiration for the famous Brontes and home to some of England's finest walks along the Pennine Way.
Tony's first walk takes in the dramatic moors and valleys of West Yorkshire, the home of, and inspiration for, the Brontes, the literary family behind classics Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre.
Except for one brief additional act, Morrison uses the structure, character types, and themes of Chekhov's play as well as numerous echoes of its dialogue and stage action to write a biographical drama about the Brontes.
In all, Professor Ross considers the medical histories of Shakespeare, Milton, Swift, the Brontes, Hawthorne, Melville, Yeats, Jack London, Joyce, and Orwell.
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