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BBC - History: Victorians

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Explore the Victorians and discover facts about their houses, clothes, inventions and health. What were the major events of Queen Victoria's reign?
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The Life of Charlotte Brontë (Part One)

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'The Life of Charlotte Bronte' by Elizabeth Gaskell

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A biography of the life of Charlotte Bronte written by one of her contemporaries, Elizabeth Gaskell.

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The Brontes: Three Muses and Their Men 1-5

Documentary about the Bronte Sisters by Malgorzata Buck and Olaf Grunert for ZDF in 1999. This video was up until recently in user's "inmypooropinion" channe...
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Life by Charlotte Bronte - Poetry Reading

Life - A poem by Charlotte Bronte. About the poet - Charlotte Brontë (1816 - 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. ...
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13 January (1849): Charlotte Bronte letter to William Smith Williams

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At the time of this letter's writing the Brönte household was in disarray. Branwell, Charlotte's elder brother, had died from a case of alcoholism-enflamed bronchitis in September 1848.

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This letter offers some insight into the woman behind the novel and her personal feelings.

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JANE EYRE - Part 1 of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - Unabridged audiobook - FAB

Jane Eyre by Charlotte BRONTË (1816 - 1855). Part 1 of Jane Eyre - Unabridged audiobook FAB. Charlotte Bronte's classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the ti...
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Charlotte Brontë: A Modern Woman

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An interesting perspective on Bronte's modern ideas regrading class and gender

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Brontë Country: The Story of Emily, Charlotte & Anne Brontë - YouTube

Brontë Country tells a fascinating tale full of passion, romance and tragedy, giving the viewer a real flavour of life in Victorian Britain as well as a deli...
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Charlotte Bronte

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The Bronte sisters adopted pseudonyms to hide their sex when they published their poems and novels. They chose names which were not obviously masculine: Acton Bell (Anne Bronte), Currer Bell (Charlotte Bronte), and Ellis Bell (Emily Bronte).


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A website that provides background information on the author, as well as links to other useful websites.

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How Elizabeth Gaskell Saved Charlotte Brontë's Reputation - ILAB

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Brontë's 1847 novel, Jane Eyre, earned the ire of critics for its frank depiction of passion in a woman - a governess, no less. Brontë...
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Brontë Sources, Texts, and Criticism

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An excerpt of Elizabeth Rigby's review of 'Jane Eyre' in the 1848 issue of 'The Quarterly Review'.

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A contemporary review of 'Jane Eyre'

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21 February (1855): Charlotte Brontë letter to Ellen Nussey

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Charlotte Brontë met Ellen Nussey while attending the Roe Head school in Dewbury, Yorkshire, in 1833. The Reverend Brontë, believing Nussey to be a suitable companion for his daughters, allowed her to stay for extensive visits at the ...
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