Anne Brontë

more photos (2)

Anne Brontë


Born
in Thornton, Yorkshire, The United Kingdom
January 17, 1820

Died
May 28, 1849

Genre

Influences


Anne Brontë was a British novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family. Anne's two novels, written in a sharp and ironic style, are completely different from the romanticism followed by her sisters, Emily Brontë and Charlotte Brontë. She wrote in a realistic, rather than a romantic style. Mainly because the re-publication of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was prevented by Charlotte Brontë after Anne's death, she is less known than her sisters. However, her novels, like those of her sisters, have become classics of English literature.

The daughter of a poor Irish clergyman in the Church of England, Anne Brontë lived most of her life with her family at the parish of Haworth on the Yorkshire moors. In Elizabeth Gaskell's bi
...more

Average rating: 3.85 · 123,630 ratings · 5,925 reviews · 193 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

3.92 avg rating — 73,405 ratings — published 1848 — 670 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Agnes Grey

3.66 avg rating — 42,305 ratings — published 1847 — 493 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Bronte Sisters - The Co...

by
4.40 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 2012 — 83 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall...

by
3.95 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 1848 — 21 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Agnes Grey and Poems

3.79 avg rating — 101 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Brontës (Everyman's Poe...

by
4.06 avg rating — 68 ratings11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall...

4.03 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1848 — 26 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall...

4.46 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1848 — 16 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lettere

by
4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2002
Rate this book
Clear rating
Verwoeste levens: Een selec...

by
3.89 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Anne Brontë…
“But he who dares not grasp the thorn
Should never crave the rose.”
Anne Brontë

“It is better to arm and strengthen your hero, than to disarm and enfeeble your foe.”
Anne Brontë

“Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read.”
Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey

Polls

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
College Students! : Fall/Winter Challenge: Official Record of Points 45 685 Dec 14, 2009 09:25AM  
The Life of a Boo...: Abbey's TBR Challenge - 2010 24 114 Jan 16, 2010 01:42PM  
The Next Best Boo...: Classics... You Want To Read. 124 816 Feb 21, 2010 11:18AM  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Spring Challenge 2010 Completed Tasks 2734 2415 May 31, 2010 09:00PM  
The Seasonal Read...: 15.4 - Learn Your Numbers 137 366 Aug 19, 2010 10:47PM  
The Seasonal Read...: 30.2- Sheila's Task: Ins And Outs 141 219 Oct 24, 2010 09:03AM  
Romance Readers R...: 2010 September Monthly Challenge: Participants' List Thread 641 456 Nov 02, 2010 06:28AM