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Charlotte Brontë

Novelist (21-Apr-1816 — 31-Mar-1855)


Lynne Reid Banks. Path to the Silent Country: Charlotte Bronte's Years of Fame. New York: Delacorte Press. 1977.

Todd K. Bender. Literary Impressionism in Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, Joseph Conrad, and Charlotte Brontė. Taylor & Francis. 1997. 166pp.

Rebecca Fraser. The Brontės: Charlotte Brontė and Her Family. New York: Crown. 1988.

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Life of Charlotte Brontė. London: Smith, Elder & Co.. 1857. (2 vols.) 352pp. + 327pp.

Winifred Gerin. Charlotte Brontė: The Evolution of Genius. Clarendon Press. 1967. 618pp.

Margaret Lane. The Brontė Story: A Reconsideration of Mrs. Gaskell's Life of Charlotte Brontė. London: Heinemann. 1953. 284pp.

Robert Bernard Martin. Accents of Persuasion: Charlotte Brontė's Novels. London: Faber & Faber. 1966. 188pp.

Pauline Nestor. Female Friendships and Communities: Charlotte Brontė, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell. Clarendon Press. 1985.

Ruth Parkin-Gounelas. Fictions of the Female Self: Charlotte Brontė, Olive Schreiner, Katherine Mansfield. St. Martin's Press. 1991. 203pp.

Clement King Shorter. Charlotte Brontė and Her Circle. Hodder and Stoughton. 1896. 512pp.

D. M. Thomas. Charlotte: The Final Journey of Jane Eyre. UK: Duck Editions. 2000. 173pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.210)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.35)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.47)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.72)

  9. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.80)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.69)

  11. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.88-91)

  12. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (pp.139-41)

  13. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (pp.64-66)

  14. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.89)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.33)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.18)

  17. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.55)

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