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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 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) — biography from The Tenant of Wildfell Hall… (more)
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall 6,915 copies, 160 reviews
Agnes Grey 4,818 copies, 155 reviews
Best Poems of the Brontë Sisters (Author) 163 copies, 5 reviews
The Brontës: Selected Poems 93 copies, 1 review
Poems 2 copies
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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 for publication of her writing because of 19th-century prejudice against female authors.
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