The Life Of Charlotte Bronte
Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Bronte's and, having been invited to write the official life, determined to both tell the truth and honor her friend. This editioncollates all three previous editions, as well as the manuscript, offering fuller information about the process of writing and a more detailed explanation of the text than any previous edition.
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After her first meeting with Charlotte Brontė, Elizabeth Gaskell wrote the following in a letter to a friend: "She and I quarrelled & differed about almost every thing,-she calls me a democrat, & can ... Read full review
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Criticism and rumours were already circling by the time Charlotte Bronte died in 1855. To set the record straight, Bronte pere and Charlotte's husband of less than one year, Arthur Bell Nichollls ... Read full review