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Anne Brontë (1820–1849)

Autor(a) de A senhora de Wildfell Hall

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About the Author

Anne Bronte was the daughter of an impoverished clergyman of Haworth in Yorkshire, England. Considered by many critics as the least talented of the Bronte sisters, Anne wrote two novels. Agnes Grey (1847) is the story of a governess, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), is a tale of the evils of mostrar mais drink and profligacy. Her acquaintance with the sin and wickedness shown in her novels was so astounding that Charlotte Bronte saw fit to explain in a preface that the source of her sister's knowledge of evil was their brother Branwell's dissolute ways. A habitue of drink and drugs, he finally became an addict. Anne Bronte's other notable work is her Complete Poems. Anne Bronte died in 1849. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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(eng) Also wrote under the name Acton Bell.
Do not combine Anne with either or both of her sisters. Thank you.

Obras de Anne Brontë

A senhora de Wildfell Hall (1848) 7,602 cópias
Agnes Grey (1847) 5,158 cópias
Best Poems of the Brontë Sisters (1997) — Autor — 175 cópias
The Best of the Brontës (2016) 108 cópias
The Brontës: Selected Poems (1985) 99 cópias
The Brontës: Selected Poems (1985) 84 cópias
100 Eternal Masterpieces of Literature - volume 1 (2017) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
High Waving Heather: A Selection of Poems (1993) — Autor — 55 cópias
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall [1996 mini-series] (1998) — Original novel — 48 cópias
The Consolation (2017) 4 cópias
Agnes Grey [abridged] (1777) 3 cópias
Lettres illustrées (1994) 3 cópias
Poesie 2 cópias
Poems (2014) 2 cópias
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (2007) 2 cópias
Self-communion : a poem 1 exemplar(es)
Poems. (FPFE Series) 1 exemplar(es)
The Poetry of the Brontës (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
(all) 1 exemplar(es)
The Girlebooks Brontë Collection (2009) 1 exemplar(es)
Appeal [poem] (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
The Brontes 1 exemplar(es)
Tenants Agnes Grey, The 1 exemplar(es)
Sestre Bronte: Izabrana dela 2 (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Obras 1 exemplar(es)
Prime Charleston - Agnès Grey (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Autolouange et autres poèmes (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Jane Eyre / Agnes Grey (1974) 1 exemplar(es)
Taubengraue Tage (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Bronte Sisters Archive 1 exemplar(es)
The Bronte Sisters Four Novels (1968) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works


Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Brontë, Anne
Nome de batismo
Brontë, Anne
Outros nomes
Bell, Acton (pseudonym)
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de enterro
Saint Mary's Churchyard, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, UK
País (para mapa)
England, UK
Local de nascimento
Thornton, Yorkshire, England, UK
Local de falecimento
Scarborough, England, UK
Causa da morte
Locais de residência
Haworth, Yorkshire, England, UK
Scarborough, England, UK
Roe Head, Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, UK
Brontë, Emily (zus)
Brontë, Charlotte (zus)
Blue Plaque
Pequena biografia
Anne was the youngest of the Brontë siblings. She worked as a governess and wrote stories and poetry with her sisters. Her literary reputation is based mainly on the two novels she published before her untimely death at age 29. Like her older sisters, she used a masculine-sounding pseudonym, Acton Bell, for publication of her writing because of 19th-century prejudice against female authors.
Aviso de desambiguação
Also wrote under the name Acton Bell.
Do not combine Anne with either or both of her sisters. Thank you.



Group Read, November 2019: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall em 1001 Books to read before you die (Dezembro 2019)
Group read: Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë em Virago Modern Classics (Junho 2019)
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall: March group read em 75 Books Challenge for 2017 (Março 2017)
Tenant em The Brontës (Março 2013)
1001 Group Read August, 2012: Agnes Grey em 1001 Books to read before you die (Agosto 2012)
MAY group read: AGNES GREY - General Thread em The 11 in 11 Category Challenge (Junho 2011)
September: Bronte: the Tenant of Wildfell hall em Monthly Author Reads (Setembro 2010)


While it doesn't have the literary wildness, narrative uniqueness, or romantic passion of her sisters' first books, the loosely autobiographical first novel by the youngest Brontë sister, Anne, is zippy, enjoyable, and frequently very funny. As in Jane Eyre, we get an inside look at how horribly governesses are treated in Victorian England, even when they have hearts of gold like Agnes. I truly enjoyed the characterization of the teenage daughters at her second post (and the sweet comeuppance of the eldest daughter's marriage) and while the meet cute at the end of the book was so sweet it made my teeth hurt, it was well earned. If you are only going to read one Brontë novel, this is probably not the one I'd recommend, but I still enjoyed it!… (mais)
kristykay22 | outras 169 resenhas | May 14, 2024 |
Kinda sucks to be a woman, and boy is she a putz.
farrhon | outras 168 resenhas | May 8, 2024 |
My daughter and I read this together as a "book project"- we are catching up on the books we've been meaning to read. I liked it more than I expected. It is considered one of the first feminist books. I can see that. It is a bit melodramatic, although perhaps not as much as the works of her sisters, such as Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights. It does give an interesting perspective on well-to-do English gentlemen who do not have any purpose but to drink, hunt, and gamble!
"You would have us encourage our sons to prove all things by their own experience, while our daughters must not even profit by the experience of others."

Read more at my blog:
… (mais)
Chrissylou62 | outras 168 resenhas | Apr 11, 2024 |
Reason read: TBR takedown/Reading 1001, April 2024.
Finally! This book has been on my TBR forever. I enjoyed it! A tale of a young woman who marries against all advice because she believes she can change someone. This book may be old but it is still very relevant. What is old is the options that were or were not available. The dignity and "manners" that no longer exist.
It is told over a long period of time and includes the use of diaries to provide background. A book that was probably ahead of its time.… (mais)
Kristelh | outras 168 resenhas | Apr 8, 2024 |



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