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The Brontë sisters portrait by Bromwell Brontë

Brontë Resources Index

The Brontë sisters read widely, wrote passionately, and created enduring works drawn from their surroundings and imagination. Explore their writings and their world through the resources below. Charlotte Brontë Emily Brontë Brontë Sisters Context...

Charlotte Brontë Biography

Charlotte Brontë Biography

The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Gaskell “Hand in hand they used to make their way to the glorious moors, which in after days they loved so passionately.” The Children Who Never Played...

Jane Eyre Trailers

Jane Eyre Adaptations Jane Eyre, the classic 1847 novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, has been a beloved favorite of generations of readers. It is no surprise, then, that it has been adapted a...

Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature (E4) The Honors Track for British Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve...

English I: Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature

Honors Texts for Introduction to Literature (E1) The Honors Track for Introduction to Literature involves additional reading and writing, which is described in the study guide. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve...

Charlotte Brontë Poetry

Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) was a Victorian writer who blended the traditions of Gothic novels with the novel of society and manners, as in her masterpiece Jane Eyre. She grew up in an isolated but...

Winter Stores by Charlotte Brontë

Winter Stores by Charlotte Brontë

Winter Stores by Charlotte Brontë We take from life one little share, And say that this shall be A space, redeemed from toil and care, From tears and sadness free. And, haply, Death unstrings...

Mementos by Charlotte Brontë

Mementos by Charlotte Brontë

Mementos by Charlotte Brontë Arranging long-locked drawers and shelves Of cabinets, shut up for years, What a strange task we’ve set ourselves! How still the lonely room appears! How strange this mass of ancient...

The Missionary by Charlotte Brontë

The Missionary by Charlotte Brontë

The Missionary by Charlotte Brontë               Plough, vessel, plough the British main, Seek the free ocean’s wider plain; Leave English scenes and English skies, Unbind, dissever English ties;...

The Letter by Charlotte Brontë

The Letter by Charlotte Brontë

The Letter by Charlotte Brontë                 What is she writing? Watch her now, How fast her fingers move! How eagerly her youthful brow Is bent in thought...

Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë

Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë

Evening Solace by Charlotte Brontë The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed;- The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed. And days may...

The wild and beautiful Haworth landscape was treasured by the Brontë sisters.

Jane Eyre’s Three Paintings

Jane Eyre’s Three Paintings: Biblical Warnings & Greek Legends By Peter Bolt, English Department, North East Worchester College [England] Charlotte Brontë’s ability to use her encyclopaedic knowledge of the Bible first appears in her...