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Reef, Catherine
The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne / Catherine Reef
Alternate Title Brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne
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Location Call Number Status
 CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center, Rm 265  CL 920 REE    AVAILABLE
Subject Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Juvenile literature
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Juvenile literature
Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849 -- Juvenile literature
Subject(s) Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Sisters -- England -- Yorkshire -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Women authors, English -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 231 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-219) and index
Contents "Oh god, my poor children!" -- "Bend inclination to duty" -- "What on earth is half so dear?" -- "Who ever rose...without ambition?" -- "A peculiar music" -- "It is soul speaking to soul" -- "Moorish, and wild, and knotty as a root of heath" -- A dreadful darkness closes in" -- "Out of obscurity I came" -- "I should fancy I heard the steps of the dead" -- Afterword: "Alas!"
Summary Explores the turbulent lives of the three literary siblings and the oppressive times in which they lived, and offers insight into their classic nineteenth-century novels
Series CEHHS Curriculum Knowledge Center

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