The Brontės: Charlotte Brontė and Her Family

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Fawcett Columbine, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 543 pages
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Using recently uncovered sources and a societal perspective, Fraser has created a unique portrait of the two sisters and their family. Writing from a contemporary perspective and drawing on previously unknown documents, Fraser makes us see Charlotte Bronte and her sisters as their contemporaries saw them, as passionately outspoken women who dared to claim for their sex an equal right to the passions and desires of men.

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Review: The Brontės: Charlotte Brontė and Her Family

User Review  - Amy Wolf - Goodreads

I have read nearly every bio of Charlotte that there is, and this is one of my favorites. Fraser does an impeccable job getting the facts straight & compiling an accurate portrayal of the author & her unusual family. A great place to start to learn about the Brontes. Read full review

Review: The Brontės: Charlotte Brontė and Her Family

User Review  - Frrobins - Goodreads

This biography of Charlotte Bronte and her family was as thoroughly engrossing as their novels. It was very readable and I could not put it down! Frasier did a good job of placing the Charlotte's life ... Read full review


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Haworth and Cowan Bridge
That Visionary Region of Imagination

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About the author (1990)

Rebecca Fraser has worked as a researcher, an editor, and a journalist, and has written for many publications, including "Tatler", "Vogue", "The Times", and "The Spectator". She is the author of "Charlotte Bront " and lives in England.

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