Gérin, Winifred. Emily Brontë: A Biography. Oxford: Clarendon, 1971.

Bearing all this in mind, I was particularly interested to discover the other day just how closely one of the most notable figures in nineteenth century English literature fits the model of the fantasy-prone personality. Emily Brontë, as is well known, was one of three literary sisters, living with their father in a Yorkshire parsonage in the first half of the nineteenth century. The eldest of the three, Charlotte Brontë, produced (and three other inferior novels); the youngest, Anne, . Emily, the middle daughter, of course became famous as the author of , by common consent one of the most powerfully imaginative and original works of fiction in the English language.

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 Brontë, Emily. Wuthering Heights. Lit2Go Edition. 1847. Web. . March 06, 2018.

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Brontë, Charlotte. “Biographical Notice of Ellis and Acton Bell.” In Wuthering Heights. Edited by Hilda Marsden and Ian Jack, 435–441. Oxford: Clarendon, 1976.

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Charlotte and Emily returned in October to their home for the funeral of their aunt Elizabeth Branwell. The four Brontë siblings received shares of their aunt’s estate, and Emily worked as a housekeeper for her father, serving in the role their aunt had taken. Anne returned to a governess position, and Branwell followed Anne to serve with the same family as a tutor. Charlotte returned to Brussels to teach, then came back to Haworth after a year.


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Interest in Brontë's work and life remains strong today. The parsonage where Brontë spent much of her life is now a museum. operates the museum and works to preserve and honor the work of the Brontë sisters.

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In July of 1835, Charlotte began teaching at Roe Head school, with tuition for one of her sisters being payment for her services. Emily went with her. She hated the school – her shyness and free spirit didn’t fit in.

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At first, reviewers did not know what to make of Wuthering Heights. It was only after Brontë's death that the book developed its reputation as a literary masterwork. She died of tuberculosis on December 19, 1848, nearly two months after her brother, Branwell, succumbed to the same disease. Her sister Anne also fell ill and died of tuberculosis the following May.

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Emily, after returning from Brussels, began to write poetry again. In 1845, Charlotte found one of Emily’s poetry notebooks and was impressed with the quality of the poems. Charlotte, Emily and Anne discovered each others’ poems. The three selected poems from their collections for publication, choosing to do so under male pseudonyms. The false names would share their initials: Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. They assumed that male writers would find easier publication.

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Emily Brontë left startlingly little evidence, outside her work, of her intellectual opinions, spiritual beliefs or emotional preferences, and her short life yielded little more than a brief curriculum vitae and a clutch of anecdotes. The paucity of evidence has served to make her particularly attractive to novelists as a subject for treatment. This tradition started with the account of her sister Charlotte (), and was continued in , which constructed a portrait of Emily as a foil for delineating Charlotte’s character. is also more character sketch than biography. is likely to remain the most comprehensively researched account, although readers wanting a stronger focus on Emily will find useful. and agree in finding Emily’s behavior in her final years eccentric, although Chitham attributes this to early psychological trauma and Frank to the grip of anorexia. provides an accessible guide to aspects of the Brontës’ lives and work that have most interested modern readers.

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The poems were published as Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell in May of 1846 with the help of the inheritance from their aunt. They did not tell their father or brother of their project. The book only initially sold two copies, but got positive reviews, which encouraged Emily and her sisters.