Brontë, charlotte and emily

[ (bron-tee, bron-tey) ]


Two nineteenth-century English authors known for their novels. Charlotte Brontë wrote Jane Eyre; Emily, her sister, wrote Wuthering Heights. A third sister, Anne, was also a writer, and a brother, Branwell, was an aspiring artist.

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The three sisters first published their works under the pen names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell.

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