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Anne Brontë
Anne Brontë's grave at Scarborough

Anne Brontë (January 17, 1820May 28, 1849) was a British author, one of a trio of famous Brontë sisters who wrote acclaimed Victorian romantic novels of manners and society. This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired in the United States and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or more. ... This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired in the United States and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or more. ... Download high resolution version (500x667, 81 KB)Anne Brontes grave, 4th February 2005. ... Download high resolution version (500x667, 81 KB)Anne Brontes grave, 4th February 2005. ... January 17 is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... The Brontë sisters, painted by Patrick Branwell Brontë, c. ... Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Accession to the Throne, June 20, 1837) gave her name to the historic era. ... This article refers to the wide variety of writing called romantic. For literature from the European Romantic movement of the 18th and 19th centuries, see Romanticism: Art and Literature. ...

She was born in the village of Thornton, Yorkshire, England. Anne's mother died a year later, after the family had moved to Haworth where her father was perpetual curate. Two of her sisters, Charlotte and Emily, were also authors and poets. Anne's poetry was published, along with that of her sisters, in 1846, under the pseudonym "Acton Bell". Thornton village lies to the west of Bradford, into which it was incorporated around 1899, but was mentioned in the Domesday Book of the 11th Century, when it had been laid waste by William the Conquerors harrying of the north, punishment for an uprising against the Norman invaders of... Yorkshire as a traditional county. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Religion... For alternate meanings see Haworth (disambiguation) Haworth is a small village and tourist attraction, in the English county of West Yorkshire, and is best known for its association with the Brontë sisters. ... In the broadest sense, a vicar is anyone who is acting as a substitute or agent for a superior (compare vicarious). In this sense, the title is comparable to lieutenant. ... Charlotte Brontë - idealized portrait, 1873 (based on a drawing by George Richmond, 1850) Charlotte Brontë (April 21, 1816 – March 31, 1855) was an English novelist. ... Portrait by her brother Emily Brontë ( July 30, 1818 – December 19, 1848) was a British novelist and poet, best remembered for her one novel Wuthering Heights, an acknowledged classic of English literature. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A pseudonym is a fictitious name used by an individual as an alternative to their legal name (whereas an allonym is the name of another actual person assumed by one person in authorship of a work of art; e. ...

Her novels are: A novel is an extended work of written, narrative, prose fiction, usually in story form; the writer of a novel is a novelist. ...

She died at the seaside resort of Scarborough, England, which was also the setting for both of her novels. She was buried at Saint Mary's Churchyard, Scarborough. She had been in Scarborough for only a few days, having been sent there in the hope of curing her tuberculosis — an illness from which her brother, Branwell, and three of her sisters had already died. Agnes Grey is a novel about a governess of that name, written by Anne Brontë in 1847. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a novel by Anne Brontë about a woman who leaves her abusive, dissolute husband and supports herself and her young son. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... The seafront of Torquay, a seaside resort in Devon, England. ... The South Bay at Scarborough Scarborough lies on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. ... Tuberculous lungs show up on an X-ray image Tuberculosis is an infection with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (miliary TB), genitourinary system, bones and joints. ...


A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature is a collection of biographies of writers by John W. Cousin, published around 1910. ...

External links

  • Anne Brontë - The Scarborough Connection (http://www.shef.ac.uk/misc/personal/cs1ma/anne/bronte.html)
  • Project Gutenberg *e-texts of Anne Brontë's works (http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/author?name=Bront%26euml%3b%2c%20Anne%2c%201820%2d1849)



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