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Charlotte Brontė (April 21, 1816 - March 31, 1855) was a British author.

 Charlotte Bronte 

Brontė was born at Thornton[?], in Yorkshire, England, the eldest surviving daughter of a clergyman, Patrick Bronte (who had changed his surname from Brunty or Prunty). In 1820, the family moved to the now world-famous rectory at Haworth, where the children created their own fantasy world which would inspire them to take up writing.

In 1835, Charlotte returned to her former school to work as a teacher, a career in which she continued, on and off, for several years. In 1846, she and her two younger sisters, Anne and Emily published a joint collection of poetry, under male pseudonyms, Charlotte going by the name of Currer Bell.

Her novels are:

In 1854, Charlotte married Arthur Bell Nicholls, a curate. She died during her pregnancy and was interred in The Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Haworth, West Yorkshire, England.

External links e-texts of some of Charlotte Bronte's works:

  • Jane Eyre (http://www.abacci.com/books/book.asp?bookID=1025)
  • Poems (http://www.abacci.com/books/book.asp?bookID=1780)
  • The Professor (http://www.abacci.com/books/book.asp?bookID=1872)

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