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The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily and Anne

Author: Catherine Reef
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Reef
ISBN: 9780547579665 0547579667
OCLC Number: 760176333
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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."
Responsibility: Catherine Reef.

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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.
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