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Anne Brontë (1820 – 1849) may be somewhat less known to readers than her sisters, Charlotte and Emily, but also made a significant contribution to literature with her novels, Agnes Grey (1847) and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848).
The former follows the fortunes of the eponymous heroine, who, like the author herself, was a governess for families of the English gentry. The latter is replete with dark and mysterious themes, and is considered one of the earliest of feminist novels. Both were written under the pseudonym Acton Bell. In a preface to the second edition of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, the author wrote: Read More→