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The Life of Charlotte Brontë Vol. 2

The Life of Charlotte Brontë Vol. 2 by Elizabeth Gaskell

Charlotte Brontë was a British author, the eldest of the three famous Brontë sisters who have become standards of English literature. She is best known for her novel Jane Eyre, one of the greatest classics of all times. Just two years after Charlotte’s death, her friend Elizabeth Gaskell wrote her biography. Want to know more about Charlotte Brontë? If you do, please read this biography.

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The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Claghorn Gaskell Volume 2 [At this date we are still working on Volume 1]



CHAPTER I. Mr. Bronte afflicted with blindness, and relieved by a successful operation for cataract Charlotte Bronte's first work of fiction, "The Professor" She commences "Jane Eyre" Circumstances attending its composition Her ideas of a heroine Her attachment to home Haworth in December A letter of confession and counsel.

CHAPTER II. State of Charlotte Bronte's health at the commencement of 1847 Family trials "Wuthering Heights" and "Agnes Grey" accepted by a publisher "The Professor" rejected Completion of "Jane Eyre", its reception and publication The reviews of "Jane Eyre", and the author's comments on them Her father's reception of the book Public interest excited by "Jane Eyre" Dedication of the second edition to Mr. Thackeray Correspondence of Currer Bell with Mr. Lewes on "Jane Eyre" Publication of "Wuthering Heights" and "Agnes Grey" Miss Bronte's account of the authoress of "Wuthering Heights" Domestic anxieties of the Bronte sisters Currer Bell's correspondence with Mr... Continue reading book >>

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