Great Women Writers: The Bronte Sisters (2001)

Genres - Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This video is part of a series on outstanding women authors. This volume presents a biography of the Bronte sisters: Charlotte, Ann, and Emily. The many tragedies of their personal lives were reflected in the dark, brooding quality of the landscapes and psychological portraits of the characters in their works. There are readings from Charlotte Bronte's Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's Jane Eyre, and Anne Bronte's Agnes Grey. Literary historians look at the influences that helped produce this dynasty of writers.




Britain, novel, poetry, Victorian, writing