Thursday, August 2, 2007
Anne Bronte (1820-1849)
But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
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Anne Bronte was a British author, one of a trio of famous sisters who wrote acclaimed Victorian novels of manners and society. She was born in the village of Thornton, Yorkshire, England, on January 17, 1820, and died at the seaside resort of Scarborough, England, on May 28, 1849. She was buried at Scarborough, which was also the setting for both of her novels. Two of her sisters, Charlotte Bronte and Emily Bronte, were also authors and poets. Anne's poetry was published, along with that of her sisters, in 1845, under the pseudonym, Acton Bell. Her novels are: Agnes Grey, published 1847; and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, published 1848. [This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and uses material adapted in whole or in part from the Wikipedia article on Anne Bronte.]
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