Brontë, Charlotte (F)

b. 21 April 1816. d. 31 March 1855. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Major Victorian novelist and poet. Pseudonym: “Currer Bell.” Father, Patrick Brontë, was curate at Haworth vicarage in Yorkshire. With her sisters published *Poems* (1846) pseudonymously. Her experiences at the Clergy Daughters’ School and employment as a governess would later become inspiration for her novel *Jane Eyre* (1847). Married Arthur Bell Nicholls on 29 June 1854. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC, SP)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Evening Solace 1849-03-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6010
Watching and Wishing 1860-12 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11953
When thou Sleepest 1861-08 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 11987
Memory. An Unpublished Poem by Charlotte Brontë 1893-02 The Cornhill Magazine Poet 12019