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Brontë, Anne 1820-1849

Works: 965 works in 3,474 publications in 23 languages and 69,832 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Feminist fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Creator, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PR4162, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Anne Brontë
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Most widely held works by Anne Brontë
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Book )

683 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 6,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious new tenant of Wildfell Hall is a strong-minded woman who keeps her own counsel. Helen 'Graham' - exiled with her child to the desolate moorland mansion, adopting an assumed name and earning her living as a painter - has returned to Wildfell Hall in flight from a disastrous marriage. Narrated by her neighbour Gilbert Markham, and in the pages of her own diary, the novel portrays Helen's eloquent struggle for independence at a time when the law and society defined a married woman as her husband's property
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë( Book )

480 editions published between 1847 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 4,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing directly on her own unhappy experiences, Anne Bronte's first-person narrative describes the almost unbelievable pressures endured by nineteenth-century governesses - the isolation, the frustration, and the insensitive and sometimes cruel treatment meted out by employers and their families. Distinguished by its sharp, often ironic observation of middle-class social behaviour, this deeply personal novel also touches on religious belief, moral responsibility, and individual integrity and its survival
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë( Recording )

70 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes Grey is Anne Bronte's first novel, centering around a rector's daughter working as a governess. Drawing directly from her own experiences, Anne Bronte set out to describe the immense pressures that the governess's life entailed?frustration, isolation, and the insensitive and cruel treatment suffered at the hands of employers and their families
The complete poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

55 editions published between 1846 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rarity of the first issue of Poems is attributed to the obscure imprint of Aylott and Jones, who were primarily booksellers and stationers rather than publishers, lacking distribution outlets. Poetry was not generally popular in 1840s, and the Brontë sisters were unknown authors who sponsored the publication and advertising of the volume. -- Smith The Brontë Sisters." -- abebooks website
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Recording )

53 editions published between 1848 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Bronte's second novel is a passionate and courageous challenge to the conventions supposedly upheld by Victorian society and reflected in circulating-library fiction. The heroine, Helen Huntingdon, after a short period of initial happiness, leaves her dissolute husband, and must earn her own living to rescue her son from his influence. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is compelling in its imaginative power, the realism and range of its dialogue, and its psychological insight into the characters involved in a marital battle
The poems of Anne Brontë : a new text and commentary by Anne Brontë( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professor by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

48 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of a British instructor teaching in a Brussels school are depicted in this nineteenth-century, English novel
The Brontë sisters : selected poems of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë by Stevie Davies( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie romans van de drie gezusters Brontë uit de eerste helft van de 19e eeuw
The complete poems of Anne Brontë by Anne Brontë( Book )

20 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1920 volume offers the collected poems of the youngest Brontë sister, edited by the British literary critic Clement K. Shorter
The Brontes at Haworth : the world within( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Brontes at Haworth is the story both of the real world of the Brontes at Haworth Parsonage, their home on the edge of the lonely Yorkshire moors, and of the imaginary worlds they spun for themselves in their novels and poetry. Wherever possible, their story is told using their own words - the letters they wrote to each other, Emily and Anne's secret diaries, and Emily's exchanges with the luminaries of literary England - or those of the people who were closest to them - their brother Branwell, their father the Reverend Patrick Bronte, and their novelist friend Mrs. Gaskell." "The Brontes sketched and painted their worlds too, in delicate ink washes and watercolors of family and friends, animals, and the English moors. These pictures illuminate the text, as do the tiny drawings the Bronte children made to illustrate their imaginary worlds. In addition, there are facsimiles of their letters and diaries, paintings by artists of the day, and pictures of period household items." "The Brontes at Haworth is a unique and privileged view of the real lives of these women, writers, and sisters - their own view - and is certain to be cherished by any admirer of this remarkable literary family."--[book jacket]
The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Visual )

35 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the beautiful widow Helen Graham moves into the derelict Wildfell Hall with her son, she arouses great curiosity from the local villagers. Gilbert Markham is a handsome young farmer who finds himself drawn to the enigmatic Helen and encourages her to open up to him. But even the sympathetic markham is unprepared for the secrets Helen will ultimately reveal, secrets which the repressed Victorian society would rather bury forever
Agnes Grey ; The tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only one-volume hardcover edition of the two uncommonly powerful novels written by the youngest of the famous Brontë sisters. Anne Brontë wrote these two fantastically successful novels just before her tragically early death, both of them in a much more grittily realistic mode than the more romantic ones favored by her sisters. Agnes Grey, the story of a governess working for disdainful and cruel employers, is a wrenching account of the desperate straits faced by Victorian women without money or husband. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall tells a story that was shocking for its time: a woman leaves her alcoholic and abusive husband in order to protect their young son and must live in hiding to prevent the law from taking her child away from her. These novels have become classics not only by dint of the subtle and ironic force of Anne Brontë's prose but because of the passionate indictments of social injustice that animate them."--Publisher's website
The Brontë letters by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brontës by Phyllis Eleanor Bentley( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research tool for literary scholars, with the complete text of all Brontë novels, full text of the poems of Anne, Emily, Charlotte, and Branwell Brontë in scholarly editions from Oxford University Press, Garland, and Macmillan, four volumes of Brontë letters and two volumes of Charlotte and Branwell's juvenilia in the Shakespeare Head edition published by Blackwell, over 3,000 manuscript images from the Brontë Parsonage Museum and The British Library, and paintings by Patrick Branwell Brontë
Best poems of the Brontë Sisters by Emily Brontë( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careful selection of 47 poems by talented literary siblings. 23 poems by Emily (including "Faith and Despondency" and "No Coward Soul is Mine"), 14 poems by Anne (including "The Penitent" and "If This Be All") and 10 poems by Charlotte (including "Presentiment" and "Passion"). Reproduced from standard editions. Publisher's Note
Life and works of the sisters Brontë by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

10 editions published between 1899 and 1973 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of Charlotte Brontë and her sisters by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

20 editions published between 1872 and 1919 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Anne Brontë( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the Brontës have long fascinated readers of fiction and biography, their poetry was all too little known until this pioneering selection by Stevie Davies, the novelist and critic. Charlotte (1816-1855) is certainly a competent poet, and Anne (1820-1849) developed a distinctive voice, while Emily (1818-1848) is one of the great women poets in English. Read together with their novels, the poems movingly elucidate the ideas around which the narratives revolve. And they surprise us out of our conventional notions of the sisters' personalities: Emily's rebelliousness, for example, is co
The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily and Anne by Catherine Reef( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

6 editions published between 1846 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the Brontë sisters are best known for their string of classic novels, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne were also talented poets. In 1846, the sisters published their first work, a joint collection of poetry released under the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. Though the volume did not make much of a splash upon its initial release - in fact, only two copies were sold in the months following publication - it stands as an important work by the sisters, demonstrating the range of their abilities. Emily Brontë's poems in particular have attracted quite a bit of attention over the years; shortly after publication, The Athenaeum noted that she had "an evident power of wing that may reach heights not here attempted," and Emily Dickinson enjoyed her poems so much that she chose "No Coward Soul" to be read at her funeral
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Anna Brontë

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