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The Brontës at Haworth

Author: Ann Dinsdale; Simon Warner; Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Frances Lincoln edView all editions and formats
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The three Bronte sisters - Anne, Charlotte and Emily - moved to Haworth Parsonage as children in 1820. It was there, on the edge of the dramatic landscape of the Yorkshire Moors, that they produced some of the most memorable, influential and best-loved novels in the English language. Ann Dinsdale paints a detailed picture of everyday life at Haworth in the 1840s, recounting the Bronte family history and describing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Brontë family; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë; Brontë, Familie.; Anne Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Brontë family.; Brontë, Familie.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Dinsdale; Simon Warner; Brontë Parsonage Museum.
ISBN: 0711225729 9780711225725
OCLC Number: 70844688
Notes: Includes many photographs from the Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Description: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 26 x 26 cm.
Contents: Chronology --
Patrick Brontë --
Maria Branwell --
Maria and Elizabeth Brontë --
Charlotte Brontë --
Branwell Brontë --
Emily Brontë --
Anne Brontë --
The parsonage servants --
The art of the Brontës --
The Brontës' early writings --
Poems --
Jane Eyre --
Wuthering Heights --
Agnes Grey --
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall --
Shirley --
Villette --
The Professor --
The Haworth context --
Life and death in Haworth --
Haworth Parsonage --
The Brontës' social circle --
Mrs Gaskell and the Brontë biographers --
After the Brontës.
Responsibility: Ann Dinsdale ; photographs by Simon Warner.

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A detailed picture of everyday life at Haworth in the 1840s, recounting the Bronte family history and describing the local village and surrounding countryside.  Read more...

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